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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hosanna  \Ho*san"na\  (h[-o]*z[a^]n"n[.a]),  n.;  pl  {Hosannas} 
  (-n[.a]z).  [Gr.  ?,  fr  Heb.  h[=o]sh[=i]'[=a]h  nn[=a]save  now 
  save,  we  pray,  h[=o]sh[=i]a'  to  save  (Hiphil,  a  causative 
  form  of  y[=a]sha')  +  n[=a],  a  particle.] 
  A  Hebrew  exclamation  of  praise  to  the  Lord,  or  an  invocation 
  of  blessings.  ``Hosanna  to  the  Highest.''  --Milton. 
 
  Hosanna  to  the  Son  of  David.  --Matt.  xxi. 
  9. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hosanna 
  n  :  a  cry  of  praise  or  adoration  (to  God) 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Hosanna 
  Save  now!  or  Save,  we  beseech,  (Matt.  21:9).  This  was  a 
  customary  form  of  acclamation  at  the  feast  of  Tabernacles. 
  (Comp.  Ps  118:25.) 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Hosanna,  save  I  pray  thee;  keep  preserve 
 




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