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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Used frequently in liturgies and hymns of praise and thanksgiving; used also as an expression of humble mourning in the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Usage examples (32)
  • alleluia: quemadmodum vidistis eum ascendentem in caelum, ita veniet, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.
  • And sated them with honey from the rock, alleluia.
  • He fed them from the fulness of the wheat, alleluia.
  • Leader: A sanctified day has shone upon us, alleluia! for more
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