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hal·le·lu·jah

 (hăl′ə-lo͞o′yə)
interj.
Used to express praise or joy.
n.
1. An exclamation of "hallelujah."
2. Music A composition expressing praise and based on the word "hallelujah."

[Hebrew halləlû-yāh, praise Yahweh : halləlû, masculine pl. imperative of hillēl, to praise; see hll in Semitic roots + yāh, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.]

hallelujah

(ˌhælɪˈluːjə) or

halleluiah

;

alleluia

(ˌælɪˈluːjə)
interj
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) an exclamation of praise to God
2. an expression of relief or a similar emotion
n
3. an exclamation of "Hallelujah"
4. (Music, other) a musical composition that uses the word Hallelujah as its text
[C16: from Hebrew hallelūyāh praise the Lord, from hellēl to praise + yāh the Lord, Yahweh]

hal•le•lu•jah

or hal•le•lu•iah

(ˌhæl əˈlu yə)

interj.
1. Praise ye the Lord!
n.
2. an exclamation of “hallelujah!”
3. a shout of joy, praise, or gratitude.
4. a musical composition principally based upon the word “hallelujah.”
[1525–35; < Hebrew halălūyāh praise ye Yahweh]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hallelujah - a shout or song of praise to Godhallelujah - a shout or song of praise to God  
praise - offering words of homage as an act of worship; "they sang a hymn of praise to God"
Translations
hallelujaylistys

hallelujah

[ˌhælɪˈluːjə] N & EXCLaleluya f

hallelujah

[ˌhælɪˈluːjə] alleluia [ˌælɪˈluːjə] excl
(RELIGION)alléluia m
(expressing pleausre, relief)alléluia m

hallelujah

interjhalleluja
nHalleluja nt

hallelujah

[ˌhælɪˈluːjə] n & exclalleluia m inv
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They have the qualities ascribed to the compositions of some all-time great Christian hymn writers like Sadhu Kochukunju Upadeshi who wrote not with pen but with heart as when he penned, Dukhathinte paanapathram, Karthavente kayyil thannal, santhoshathodu athu vaangi, Halleluja padeedum njan (If God gives me the chalice of sorrow, I will happily receive it and sing Praise the Lord).
It was great that some of our children took part as well, with songs from the expected Frozen and the Lion King through to a very unexpected hard rock version of Halleluja.
259 glorious pages in all, with his assistant evidently in tears at the Halleluja Chorus.
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