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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal);
- Example: "his bellow filled the hallway"
[syn: bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl]


VERB (3)

1. encourage somebody by crying hollo;

2. cry hollo;

3. utter a sudden loud cry;
- Example: "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"
- Example: "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
[syn: shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hollo \Hol*lo"\, interj. & n. [See Halloo, and cf. Holla.] Ho there; stop; attend; hence, a loud cry or a call to attract attention; a halloo. [1913 Webster] And every day, for food or play, Came to the mariner's hollo. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hollo \Hol"lo\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Holloed; p. pr. & vb. n. Holloing.] [See Hollo, interj., and cf. Halloo.] To call out or exclaim; to halloo. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hollo n 1: a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway" [syn: bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl] v 1: encourage somebody by crying hollo 2: cry hollo 3: utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me" [syn: shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall]