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halleluiah


halleluiah


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halleluiah  \Hal`le*lu"iah\,  Hallelujah  \Hal`le*lu"jah\,  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.  ) 
 
  So  sung  they  and  the  empyrean  rung  With  Hallelujahs. 
  --Milton. 
 
  In  those  days,  as  St  Jerome  tells  us,``any  one  as  he 
  walked  in  the  fields,  might  hear  the  plowman  at  his 
  hallelujahs.''  --Sharp.