Definition of alleluia in English:

alleluia

Syllabification: al·le·lu·ia
Pronunciation: /ˌaləˈlo͞oyə
 
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exclamation

Origin

Old English, via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek allēlouia (in the Septuagint), from Hebrew hallĕlūyāh 'praise ye the Lord'.

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