hora

noun
ho·​ra | \ ˈhȯr-ə How to pronounce hora (audio) \
variants: or less commonly horah

Definition of hora

: a circle dance of Romania and Israel

First Known Use of hora

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hora

Modern Hebrew hōrāh, from Romanian horă

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about hora

Statistics for hora

Cite this Entry

“Hora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hora. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on hora

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with hora

Spanish Central: Translation of hora

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about hora

Comments on hora

What made you want to look up hora? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • papercraft sunset
  • Which is a synonym of mien?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!