holla

holla

[hol-uh]
interjection
1.
(used as an informal greeting.)
2.
(an informal exclamation of enthusiasm, joy, etc.)
3.
(used especially during a hunt) hallo.
4.
Obsolete. cease! halt!
Also, hollo [hol-oh] .


Origin:
1500–50; < Middle French hola, equivalent to ho ‘ahoy’ + la ‘there’

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hollo, holla or holloa (ˈhɒləʊ, ˈhɒlə, həˈləʊ)
 
n , pl -los, -las, -loas
1.  a cry for attention, or of encouragement
 
interj
2.  a cry for attention, or of encouragement
 
vb
3.  (intr) to shout
 
[C16: from French holà ho there!]
 
holla, holla or holloa
 
n
 
interj
 
vb
 
[C16: from French holà ho there!]
 
holloa, holla or holloa
 
n
 
interj
 
vb
 
[C16: from French holà ho there!]

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