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halala

[ huh-lah-luh ]
/ həˈlɑ lə /
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noun, plural ha·la·la, ha·la·las.

a bronze coin and monetary unit of Saudi Arabia, one 100th of a riyal.

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Origin of halala

First recorded in 1960–65; from Arabic halalah, akin to hilāl “crescent”
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Example sentences from the Web for halala

  • On the 7th, the troops landed at Ras Halala, about fifteen miles below Bushire.

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