What does the word hosanna mean?

Usage examples for hosanna

  1. Until yet McClellan, literally, has not stood by when a cartridge was burned, and they sing hosanna for him. – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  2. The joyful strains were from the Psalms of David- Hosanna to the Son of David, Hosanna in the Highest Blessed is the kingdom that cometh, the kingdom of our Father David. – A Life of St. John for the Young by George Ludington Weed
  3. Rouse thee, pilgrim, weep no longer; Let thy glad Hosanna ring! – Canadian Wild Flowers by Helen M. Johnson