Definitions for: Hosanna

[n] a cry of praise or adoration (to God)

Webster (1913) Definition: Ho*san"na (h[-o]*z[a^]n"n[.a]), n.; pl. Hosannas
(-n[.a]z). [Gr. ?, fr. Heb. h[=o]sh[=i]'[=a]h nn[=a]save now,
save, we pray, h[=o]sh[=i]a' to save (Hiphil, a causative
form, of y[=a]sha') + n[=a], a particle.]
A Hebrew exclamation of praise to the Lord, or an invocation
of blessings. ``Hosanna to the Highest.'' --Milton.

Hosanna to the Son of David. --Matt. xxi.

See Also: call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell

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