olé

olé

[oh-ley]
interjection
1.
(used as a shout of approval, triumph, or encouragement).
noun
2.
a cry of “olé.”

Origin:
< Spanish (h)ole, probably of expressive orig.

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olé (əʊˈleɪ)
 
interj
1.  an exclamation of approval or encouragement customary at bullfights, flamenco dancing, and other Spanish or Latin American events
 
n
2.  a cry of olé
 
[Spanish, from Arabic wa-llāh, from wa and + allāh God]

OLE
 
abbreviation for
object linking and embedding: a system for linking and embedding data, images, and programs from different sources

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ole
1922, from Sp. olé "bravo!"
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OLE
object linking and embedding
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