Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of HOSANNA

Pronunciation:  how'zanu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a cry of praise or adoration (to God)
 

HOSANNA is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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.)

 
Glossary
 
 Definition:  save I pray thee; keep; preserve
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Agnus Dei, alleluia, answer, anthem, antiphon, antiphony, applause, Benedicite, canticle, chant, cheer, chorale, chorus of cheers, cry, doxology, Gloria, Gloria in Excelsis, Gloria Patri, hallelujah, hooray, hurrah, hurray, huzzah, hymn, hymn of praise, hymnody, hymnography, hymnology, Introit, laud, Magnificat, mantra, Miserere, motet, Nunc Dimittis, offertory, offertory sentence, paean, psalm, psalmody, rah, report, response, responsory, shout, Te Deum, Trisagion, Vedic hymn, versicle, yell, yippee
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY