[ UK /həsˈænɐ/ ]
  1. a cry of praise or adoration (to God)
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  • David's prayers and complaints, by the lively actings of faith, are here, all of a sudden, turned into praises and thanksgivings; his sackcloth is loosed, he is girded with gladness, and his hallelujahs are as fervent as his hosannas. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)
  • Imelda Staunton is a fine actress and will no doubt fill her trophy case due to a performance built for sympathetic hosannas.
  • If Jesus really raised Lazarus from the grave, and entered Jerusalem at the head of a procession, waving branches and shouting, "hosanna" -- if he was really crucified in Jerusalem, and ascended from one of its environs -- is it possible that Paul neither saw Jesus nor heard anything about these miracles? The Truth about Jesus : Is He a Myth?
  • Yet hosannas ring and palm branches herald his coming.
  • When the English-language version of The Skeptical Environmentalist, Bjorn Lomborg's rosy prognosis on the state of the earth's ecosystems, was published last September, the media sounded hosannas.
  • Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David!" "Hosanna in the highest!
  • Hosannas to Ridley Scott, who made a star out of Sigourney Weaver by rigging her in a tight jumpsuit and launching her into space.
  • While the solid branches were reserved for the construction of the booths, the lighter branches were carried by men, who marched in triumphal procession, singing psalms and crying "Hosanna!" which signifies, "Save, we beseech thee! Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • It was with this indefinite meaning that the word hosanna passed, at The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability
  • The film's hosannas to the UN most clearly establish the politics of the filmmakers and Hollywood liberalism in general.
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