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  • noun Plural form of hurrah.


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  • This stepping off the train into a college atmosphere and being met by a bunch of hoodlums who wanted to slap him on the back and take his grips away from him and rush him off with a lot of "hurrahs" didn't set well.

    Over the Line

  • Baudin was on his ship, which was anchored a little way off the shore, when the "hurrahs" of the assertive seventeen directed his attention to

    Terre Napoleón; a History of French Explorations and Projects in Australia

  • With each flaming outburst the "hurrahs" of the Americans were mingled with the "vivas" of the Mexicans.

    With Hoops of Steel

  • But it was only a matter of a few minutes at the most, before a shout rang out from the top of the gate tower, to be answered with a burst of wild "hurrahs" from the four corners, and the ramparts as well; for the clashing of swords, the yells of rage, and the sounds of fierce and desperate struggles going on had ceased.

    The Young Castellan A Tale of the English Civil War

  • They received Lorand with wall-shaking "hurrahs," and Lorand greeted them all in turn.

    Debts of Honor

  • It also meant a lengthy congratulatory chat about the IRS 'success with UBS and more "hurrahs" over the unexpected level of response from the voluntary disclosure program.


  • "hurrahs," quaffed to the personal welfare of the aged monarch in whose dominions we had been enjoying ourselves for the last week.

    A Yacht Voyage to Norway, Denmark, and Sweden 2nd edition

  • 'hurrahs' for the lady with groans for the lawyer who, after making her wrongs the stalking-horse of his ambition, had become one of her chief oppressors.

    A Book About Lawyers

  • Central bankers are getting to sound like cheerleaders - not sideline entertainers, perhaps, but those with "hurrahs" that can work investors and bankers into a froth. economic activity has picked up following its severe downturn, "the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 70 points before fizzling.

    Christian Science Monitor | Top Stories

  • At the time, hurrahs sounded in the national press, in parliament even, and around the Empire.

    Armistice Day recalls Arthur Collins' imperishable cricketing feat | Frank Keating


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