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(Judaism) a chant of praise (Psalms 113 through 118) used at Passover and Shabuoth and Sukkoth and Hanukkah and Rosh Hodesh

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There are references here which the reader familiar with Hallel might catch.
Gepstein R, Weiss RE, Hallel T: Acetabular dysplasia and hip dislocation after selective premature fusion of the triradiate cartilage.
The Hebrew title for the book of Psalms is Tehillim, derived from hallel, to praise (compare the word hallelujah), and means "Praises.
Moreover, love of Handel was not only personal with us; we often heard Hallel (Psalms 113-118) on Pessach, Shavuot, Sukkot, in synagogue, to a tune from Judas Maccabaeus; this was sung in Berlin synagogues also, but Halle was special.
Gould, "An Ancient Monastic Writing Giving Advice to Spiritual Directors (Evagrius of Pontus, On Teachers and Disciples)," Hallel 22 (1997) 96-103.
The main commandments of the Seder are to eat matzo, unleavened bread; to tell the story of the Exodus by reciting the main parts of the Haggadah; to drink four cups of wine or grape juice; to eat bitter herbs called maror; and to praise the Creator by reciting the hallel, a set of psalms.
Sandra Hallel Zieger, 56, who came from Palestine, was killed alongside Galia Finlay, 25, of Dublin Road, Newry after their car collided with an articulated lorry at a junction in Newry.
Sir, - On Radio 5 Live Mira Bar Hallel, a respected professional property journalist and consumer champion as Editor of Property Which admitted that she thought the Government's suggested cost of pounds 350 for a starter pack to be provided by the vendor on the sale of a residential property was low.
Some ancient rabbis claimed it was read as shema (by the assembly altogether) while others as sumed it was read as hallel (so that the assembly responds to the officiant), and many patterns of such a responsive reading may be proposed.
Yes, most of my friends still do not say Hallel on Yom ha-Atzma'ut, and yes some of them do still criticize Ben Gurion.
During this time, the Levites sang Hallel (Psalms 113-118), repeating it several times until all had finished slaughtering.
Ruairi Quinn and Brendan Hallel are now being tipped as the likely favourites in the take over race.
Everyone is familiar with Psalm 118 from the recitation of Hallel.
Earlier (p,1410) Adele Berlin and Marc Zvi Brettler (editors of the volume) note that "Psalms 113-118 are known in Jewish liturgy as the Egyptian Hallel or just Hallel (praise).
The Assyrian general Rabshakeh heard Israel chanting the Passover Song of Praise, Hallel.