Halleluiah
Halleluiah Hal`le*lu"iah, Hallelujah Hal`le*lu"jah (h[a^]l`l[-e]*l[=u]"y[.a]), n. & interj. [Heb. See {Alleluia}.] Praise ye Jehovah; praise ye the Lord; -- an exclamation used chiefly in songs of praise or thanksgiving to God, and as an expression of gratitude or adoration. --Rev. xix. 1 (Rev. Ver. ) [1913 Webster]

So sung they, and the empyrean rung With Hallelujahs. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

In those days, as St. Jerome tells us,``any one as he walked in the fields, might hear the plowman at his hallelujahs.'' --Sharp. [1913 Webster]


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