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hallelujah (noun) – 1. An exclamation of “hallelujah.”
2. (Music) A composition expressing praise and based on the word “hallelujah.”

(interj.) – Used to express praise or joy.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Also halleluiah, 1530s, from Late Latin hallelujah, alleluia, from Greek allelouia, from Hebrew hallalu-yah “praise ye Jehovah,” from hallalu, plural imperative of hallel “to praise” also “song of praise,” from hillel “he praised,” of imitative origin, with primary sense being “to trill.” Second element is yah, shortened form of Yahweh, name of God. Earlier English form alleluia (12th century) is from Old French alleluie.

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