Definitions for "Hallelujah"
Keywords:  praise, alleluia, song, album, hebrew
Praise ye Jehovah; praise ye the Lord; -- an exclamation used chiefly in songs of praise or thanksgiving to God, and as an expression of gratitude or adoration.
A variation of a Hebrew word, Allelujah, which means Praise the Lord. "After these things I heard a loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, saying, Alleluia! Salvation and glory and honor and power to the Lord our God!" (Rev. 19:1).
a shout or song of praise to God
The original Hallelujah film is about African-American sharecroppers. It was made in 1929 by King Vidor, and is considered by many film buffs to be ahead of its time. Its treatment of African-Americans is a sharp contrast to the fear and racism displayed in Birth of a Nation, which came out about the same time.
The Chinese Elm U. parvifolia cultivar Hallelujah is one of three American introductions made circa 1992 that were selected for their cold hardiness (USA zone 4 tolerant). Hallelujah is known to have withstood - 37 deg Cel. (- 35 deg. F) in Missouri.