Chiefly Hawaii Used as a traditional greeting or farewell.(interjection)
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Use "aloha" in a sentence
"“Claire set the right tone when she explained the different meanings of the word aloha.”"
"The word aloha, in foreign use, has taken the place of every English equivalent."
"Outsiders may be puzzled to learn that "aloha" - is employed as well both as a salutation of greeting, and a benediction for departure."