[ huh-lah-luh ]

noun,plural ha·la·la, ha·la·las.
  1. a bronze coin and monetary unit of Saudi Arabia, one 100th of a riyal.

Origin of halala

First recorded in 1960–65; from Arabic halalah, akin to hilāl “crescent”

Words Nearby halala

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How to use halala in a sentence

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

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