Hallelújah. n.s. [.הללויה] Praise ye the Lord. A song of thanksgiving.
Then shall thy saints
Unfained hallelujahs to Thee sing,
Hymns of high praise. Milton's Paradise Lost b. vi.
Singing those devout hymns and heavenly anthems, in which the church militant seems ambitious to emulate the triumphant, and echo back the solemn praises and hallelujahs of the celestial choirs. Boyle.