praise ye the Lord; hallelujah.
a song of praise to God.
Origin of alleluia
1175–1225; Middle English < Late Latin < Greek allēlouíā < Hebrew halălūyāh praise ye Yahweh
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Related Words for alleluiachant, paean, ditty, psalm, oratorio, descant, aria, laud, shout, lay, carol, ode, choral, lied, evensong, chorale, canticle, hallelujah, hosanna
praise the Lord! Used more commonly in liturgical contexts in place of hallelujah
a song of praise to God
Word Origin for alleluia
C14: via Medieval Latin from Hebrew hallelūyāh
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late 14c., from Latin alleluja, from Greek allelouia, from Hebrew hallelu-yah "praise Jehovah" (see hallelujah).
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