hallelujah Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"hallelujah" in British English

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hallelujahexclamation, noun [C]

(also alleluia) uk   us   /ˌhæl.ɪˈluː.jə/
(an ​emotionalexpression of) ​praise and ​thanks to ​God informal humorous said to ​expresssurprise and ​pleasure that something ​positive that you were ​certain would not ​happen has ​happened: At last, Richard's ​found himself a ​girlfriend - hallelujah!
(Definition of hallelujah from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ˌhæl·əˈlu·jə/
an ​expression of ​greathappiness, ​praise, or ​thanks: The ​worshipersraisedtheirarms and ​shouted “Hallelujah!”
(Definition of hallelujah from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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