holla

[ hol-uh ]
/ ˈhɒl ə /

interjection

(used as an informal greeting.)
(an informal exclamation of enthusiasm, joy, etc.)
(used especially during a hunt) hallo.
Obsolete. cease! halt!

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Also hol·lo [hol-oh] /ˈhɒl oʊ/.

Origin of holla

1500–50; < Middle French hola, equivalent to ho ‘ahoy’ + la ‘there’
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British Dictionary definitions for hollo

hollo

holla (ˈhɒlə) or holloa (həˈləʊ)

/ (ˈhɒləʊ) /

noun plural -los, -las or -loas (-ˈləʊz)

a cry for attention, or of encouragement

interjection

a cry for attention, or of encouragement

verb

(intr) to shout

Word Origin for hollo

C16: from French holà ho there!
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