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hosanna

[ hoh-zan-uh ]

interjection

  1. (an exclamation, originally an appeal to God for deliverance, used in praise of God or Christ.)


noun

, plural ho·san·nas.
  1. a cry of “hosanna.”
  2. a shout of praise or adoration; an acclamation.

verb (used with object)

, ho·san·naed, ho·san·na·ing.
  1. to praise, applaud, etc.:

    The critics hosannaed his new play.

hosanna

/ həʊˈzænə /

interjection

  1. an exclamation of praise, esp one to God


noun

  1. the act of crying "hosanna"
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Word History and Origins

Origin of hosanna1

First recorded before 1000; from Late Latin (h)ōsanna, from Greek (h)ōsanná, from Hebrew hōshʿā-nā, shortening of hōsh(i) ʿāh nnā “save, we pray”; replacing Middle English, Old English osanna, from Late Latin, as above
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Word History and Origins

Origin of hosanna1

Old English osanna, via Late Latin from Greek, from Hebrew hōshi `āh nnā save now, we pray
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Example Sentences

Does that case, Hosanna-Tabor, cover English teachers as well as Bible ones?

Lamonica was the pastor of Hosanna Church right before it closed two years before in 2003.

Ory recalled the Hosanna Church scandal as “very stressful.”

It is not at all unlikely that some of the same people who followed the multitude in shouting "Hosanna to the Son of David!"

And you shall declare it with a loud voice, saying, Hosanna, blessed be the name of the most high God.

Constantine promises to raise the cross on the forum in Rome; the victory is won and celebrated with Christian hymns, Hosanna!

He was made to enter the city again in deepest humiliation, no longer with excited followers shouting 'Hosanna!'

She had no sympathy with his theology, which, with its mingled sob and hosanna, stirred the hearts of oppressed peoples.

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