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Definition of the noun Alleluia

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noun - plural: alleluias

  1. A liturgical form of hallelujah.
  2. [music] A choral composition incorporating alleluia in its text.

Other definitions of Alleluia

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  1. A liturgical or variant form of hallelujah.


"Alleluia" is a 2014 Belgian-French drama film directed by Fabrice Du Welz. It was screened as part of the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.


  1. "Alleluia" is a piece for unaccompanied SATB chorus by Randall Thompson. Composed over the first five days of July in 1940, it was given its world premiere on July 8 of that year at the Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood under the direction of G. Wallace Woodworth.
  2. "Alleluia" is a composition.
  3. "Alleluia" is a musical album of Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico, Julia Lezhneva.
    • released on
  4. "Alleluia" is a musical EP of Sœur Sourire.
    • released in (52 years ago)


Alleluia is a record label.


  1. Alleluia: The word "Alleluia" or "Hallelujah", which literally means "Praise ye Yah" or "Praise Jah, you people", is used in different ways in Christian liturgies. "Praise Jah" is a short form of "Praise Yahweh", or of "praise ye Jehovah".
  2. Alleluia is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Phrases with Alleluia

  1. Baccharis Alleluia
  2. Species Baccharis Alleluia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alleluia

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Google previewThe Eucharistic Celebration (1994)

The Source and Summit of Faith by Adolf Adam

Alleluia is a Hebrew word meaning "Praise Yahweh" and originated in Jewish worship. In all Christian liturgical rites, it is addressed to the risen Lord, corresponding to Revelation 19:1-7. Since it is such an Easter cry of homage, it is given a ...

Google previewThe Advent Project (2000)

The Later Seventh-Century Creation of the Roman Mass Proper by James W. McKinnon

the gradual is omitted and two alleluias are sung. ORIGINS Alleluia is a Hebrew exclamation meaning "praise God." 3 It was appended to ...

Google previewCurious English Words and Phrases (2015)

The truth behind the expressions we use by Max Cryer

Alleluia is a Hebrew word, or rather words, combined to form an instruction. The main portion of the word is part of the Hebrew verb 'to praise'. The part we hear is the second person plural imperative form of the verb – 'you shall praise' ...

Google previewHoly Words (1997)

What Do They Mean? : Key Words of Faith by David P. Rebeck

Alleluia = praise the LORD See Halleluia. Alleluia is an English way ...

Google previewAt Home With Saint Benedict (2011)

Monastery Talks by Mark A. Scott

Alleluia is a great foil ...

Google previewAmazing Grace (2002)

366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions by Kenneth W. Osbeck

Monk used the first two phrases, repeated the first phrase and added original alleluias for the beginning and the end. (Alleluia is a Latin form of the Hebrew Hallelujah, ...

Google previewKnow Him in the Breaking of the Bread (1998)

A Guide to the Mass by Francis Randolph

Because Alleluia is a joyful resurrection-sort of shout, ...

Google previewKids' Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Jean Fischer


Google previewNew SCM Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship (2013)

by Paul F. Bradshaw

those of the *proper, with texts that change from one mass to another, the introit, gradual, alleluia, tract, sequence, *offertory and *communion. The function of each of these chants determines the form of the music. The introit ...

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Small photo of France - CIRCA 1981: A stamp printed in France shows alleluia, stained glass window by Alfred Manessier, circa 1981Small photo of Golden, richly decorated Christian cross wrapped in a red stole with the inscription alleluiaSmall photo of Sing Alleluia: September 12, 2015, Mission Dolores San Francisco. Four musical angels decorated one of the stain glass windows of the Basilica.Small photo of Decorated Christmas Basket With Fruit, Gift, alleluia eveSmall photo of Decorated Christmas Basket With Fruit, Gift basket, alleluia eveSmall photo of Decorated Christmas Basket With Fruit, Gift basket, alleluia eveSmall photo of Decorated Christmas Basket With Fruit, Gift basket, alleluia eve More...

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Alleluia, Alleluia w/Sign Language | Encounter Revival Team | 2013-2014 Team

at Calvary Grace Brethren Church October 2013.

Quotes about Alleluia

your palms open
your heart
some more
desire drips like
drops of
melting vanilla
ice cream

simply joys
like buds
pleasures like
palms spreading
leaves like
umbrellas under
the sun

merry, merry
dancing feet
hands holding
side by side
alleluia! (Ric S. Bastasa)
more quotes about alleluia...

Scrabble value of A1L1L1E1L1U1I1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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