aloha

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interjection alo·ha \ə-ˈlō-ˌ(h)ä, ä-, -(h)ə\

Definition of aloha

  1. —used as a greeting or farewell

Origin and Etymology of aloha

Hawaiian, from aloha love


First Known Use: 1820


ALOHA Defined for English Language Learners

aloha

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interjection alo·ha \ə-ˈlō-ˌ(h)ä, ä-, -(h)ə\

Definition of aloha for English Language Learners

  • —used in Hawaii to say hello or goodbye

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