Definitions

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  • interj. Alternative spelling of hallelujah.
  • n. Alternative spelling of hallelujah.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Praise ye Jehovah; praise ye the Lord; -- an exclamation used chiefly in songs of praise or thanksgiving to God, and as an expression of gratitude or adoration.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Praise ye the Lord: a word used in songs of praise or pious rejoicing, or in solemn ascriptions of thanksgiving to God.
  • Specifically, a musical composition wholly or principally based upon the word halleluiah: as, the Halleluiah (chorus) in Handel's “Messiah” or in Beethoven's “Mount of Olives.”
  • n. See halleluiah, interj.
  • n. In botany, same as alleluia, 2.

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Examples

  • Aside from his vapid pseudo-sermonizing and this here "halleluiah" picture, I'll give him credit for waking up the front row and bringing a little "spice" to what otherwise seemed to be a dry concoction of conservative bashing.

    Hallelujah!

  • Of what practical use is it, to say that, halleluiah, it looks like We Are All One, karma is intrinsic, the Golden Rule is validated, God lives within and beyond us, yay.

    Bill Shireman: What I Learned from My Dead Grandfather

  •  Then halleluiah, because the bar would be closed, we had two days off in a row for the first time since we arrived.

    True Romance '66

  • But now Clegg is summoning the spirits of John Stuart Mill Gladstone Cobden Bright, freedom, free trade and laissez faire halleluiah!

    Would you Like To Try A New Position ?

  • I have heard from people plugged into the military that there are also much different Rules Of Engagement (halleluiah!).

    Sound Politics: Pressure on Democrats Building

  • When I feel down, I know she'll shed a tear, say glory halleluiah, thank you Jesus, praise the Lord, I'm still here.

    Paul Thorn: Skydiver, Boxer, Rootsy Rocker

  • But the ruling party was not genuine in the talks because they were “singing halleluiah Hosanna with the opposition during the day, and ‘crucify them, crucify them’, during the night”, he said.

    Mugabe to repeal POSA, AIPPA

  • While sleeping fitfully in a king size bed Covered with heavy beddings and mosquitoes net Dreaming of paradise and halleluiah and God.

    A CROSS THE SLEEP I HEARD DEATH

  • Then no one did anything wrong, sing halleluiah and so on and so forth.

    YesButNoButYes: Top 15 Unintentionally Funny Comic Book Panels

  • After several other piteous exclamations, he saw a procession of many thousand persons, bearing palms, and singing hymns, but of very small stature, enter the red circle, from the black cloud, chanting halleluiah.

    Kotter’s Red Circle

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