Meaning of “viva” in the English Dictionary

"viva" in British English

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vivanoun [ C ]

uk /ˈvaɪ.və/ us /ˈvaɪ.və/ also viva voce, uk /ˌvaɪ.vəˈvəʊ.si/ us /-ˈvoʊ-/ mainly UK specialized

vivaexclamation

uk /ˈviː.və/ us /ˈviː.və/

used to express approval or support:

Viva Las Vegas!
There were cheers and cries of "Viva Mexico!"

(Definition of “viva” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)