alleluia

Derivation

  • Hebrew: All Hail to Him who is

Article

Liturgical expression found in the Book of Tobias, Psalms, and New Testament. It is used in liturgy as exclamation of joy, triumph, and thanksgiving, especially at Easter-tide.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “alleluia”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 January 2016. Web. 25 July 2016. <>