He meant he lived as far as a man's voice would carry with one yell and a holla.
At the moment I thought I heard a holla, but I could not be sure.
Cry ‘holla’ to thy tongue, I prithee; it curvets unseasonably.
Here, Tommy, catch hold of him t'other side before he can holla.
Then Theseus shouted to him, ‘holla, thou valiant pine-bender, hast thou two fir-trees left for me?’
The ladies being now all accommodated upon the deck, sailing orders were given, when an 'holla!
They drew up in response to Gabriel's holla, and he climbed into the waggon.
Now let us see in what respect Frau Holle or holla reminds us of the good goddess.
I do not include Mrs. Morritt and you, because we are much nearer neighbors, and within a whoop and a holla in comparison.
He was indeed a great master of this kind of vociferation, and had a holla proper for most occasions in life.
as a command to "stop, cease," 1520s, from French holà (15c.). As a command to get attention, from 1580s. As an urban slang form of holler (v.) and meaning "greet, shout out to," it was in use by 2003.