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olé

[oh-ley] /oʊˈleɪ/
interjection
1.
(used as a shout of approval, triumph, or encouragement).
noun
2.
a cry of “olé.”.
Origin of olé
< Spanish (h)ole, probably of expressive orig.
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  • Among the books I had last lent olé was one about pebbles, and it pleased him extremely.

    The Sand-Hills of Jutland Hans Christian Andersen
British Dictionary definitions for olé

olé

/əʊˈleɪ/
interjection
1.
an exclamation of approval or encouragement customary at bullfights, flamenco dancing, and other Spanish or Latin American events
noun
2.
a cry of olé
Word Origin
Spanish, from Arabic wa-llāh, from wa and + allāh God

OLE

abbreviation
1.
object linking and embedding: a system for linking and embedding data, images, and programs from different sources
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Word Origin and History for olé

ole

1922, from Spanish olé "bravo!"

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