hosanna


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ho·san·na

also ho·san·nah  (hō-zăn′ə)
interj.
Used to express praise or adoration to God.
n.
1. A cry of "hosanna."
2. A shout of fervent and worshipful praise.

[Middle English osanna, from Old English, from Late Latin ōsanna, from Greek hōsanna, from Hebrew hôša'-nā', deliver us : hôša', second person sing. imperative of hôšîa', to save; see wṯʕ in Semitic roots + -nā', injunctive particle.]

hosanna

(həʊˈzænə) or

hosannah

interj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) an exclamation of praise, esp one to God
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the act of crying "hosanna"
[Old English osanna, via Late Latin from Greek, from Hebrew hōshi `āh nnā save now, we pray]

ho•san•na

(hoʊˈzæn ə)

interj., n., pl. -nas, interj.
1. (an exclamation used in praise of God or Christ.)
n.
2. a cry of “hosanna.”
3. a shout of praise or adoration; an acclamation.
v.t.
4. to praise, applaud, etc.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English osanna < Late Latin (h)ōsanna < Greek ōsanná < Hebrew hōsh(i)‘āhnnā save, we pray]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hosanna - a cry of praise or adoration (to God)hosanna - a cry of praise or adoration (to God)
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
Translations

hosanna

interjhos(i)anna
nHos(i)anna nt
References in classic literature ?
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Sprigs with green branches, paved his way with his clothes, and welcomed him with the voice of Hosanna, believing that it was the new Jewish king who would save them from the power of the Romans.
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Let us say 'Hosanna,' that is, to glorify God for sending Jesus."
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