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Meaning of HOSANNA

Pronunciation:  how'zanu

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

Easton Bible Dictionary

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.)

 Definition:  save I pray thee; keep; preserve
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