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Hosanna (hōzăn´ə) [Heb.,=save now; Psalm 118], an intensified imperative, a cry, addressed to God, particularly used in the Feast of Tabernacles, when prayers for rain were offered. In the New Testament the crowd shouted it when Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. It is used as an acclamation in Christian worship, e.g., in the Sanctus.

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hosanna especially in biblical, Judaic, and Christian use, used to express adoration, praise, or joy. The word comes via Greek from Rabbinical Hebrew hōša῾nā, abbreviation of biblical hōšī῾ā-nnā ‘save, we pray’ (Psalm 118:25).

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ho·san·na / hōˈzanə; -ˈzä-/ (also ho·san·nah) • interj. (esp. in biblical, Judaic, and Christian use) used to express adoration, praise, or joy. • n. an expression of adoration, praise, or joy.

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hosanna Jewish liturgical formula, adopted in Christian worship. In OE. and ME. osanna, later hosanna — late L. (h)ōsanna — Gr. (h)ōsanná — Heb. hôšaˈ-nā, abbrev. of hôs̆iˈāh-nnā save, pray!

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Hosanna (Gk., from Heb., hoshana, ‘save, we beseech you’). An acclamation used in Christian worship from an early time (Didache 10. 6).

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