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yo-ho

[yoh-hoh] /yoʊˈhoʊ/
interjection
1.
(used as a call or shout to attract attention, accompany effort, etc.)
verb (used without object), yo-hoed, yo-hoing.
2.
to shout “yo-ho!”.
Origin of yo-ho
1760-1770
First recorded in 1760-70
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  • This, however, takes one into yoho Park, of which something will be said in the next chapter.

    Among the Canadian Alps Lawrence J. Burpee
  • yoho Valley in this Park was not discovered until 1897, but its unusual beauty at once attracted numerous visitors.

    Your National Parks Enos A. Mills
  • I have never met a "yoho" and never expect to, but I would dearly love to see how others act when they think they have.

    Le Petit Nord

    Anne Elizabeth Caldwell (MacClanahan) Grenfell and Katie Spalding
  • We pick him up one morning, somewhere about the western boundary of what is now yoho Park.

    Among the Canadian Alps Lawrence J. Burpee
  • yoho, down the pebbly dip, and through the merry water-splash and up at a canter to the level road again.

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