Part of speech: interjection

An exclamation of praise to God.

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Usage examples "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", 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", George Ludington Weed.
  3. Rouse thee, pilgrim, weep no longer; Let thy glad Hosanna ring! - "Canadian Wild Flowers", Helen M. Johnson.