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Gender Feminine
Usage Biblical
Pronounced Pron. ho-ZAN-ə(English)
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Meaning & History

From the Aramaic religious expression הושע נא (Hosha' na') meaning "deliver us" in Hebrew. In the New Testament this is exclaimed by those around Jesus when he first enters Jerusalem.
Other Languages & CulturesOsanne(French) Osanna(Italian)

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