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ul·u·la·tion

(ŭl'yū-lā'shŭn),
Rarely used term for the inarticulate crying of emotionally disturbed persons.
[L. ululo, pp. -atus, to howl]
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ululation

(ŭl″ū-lā′shŭn) [L. ululare, to howl]
Howling; wailing.
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When children are prevented from repeating Grade 10 and 12, they ululate; when the rulers reverse their own decisions, they ululate.
Ululate, Pastores, in Chinere et Cilicio- wail shepherds in ashes and sackcloth.
When she walked into the gathering, she threw herself down and proceeded to wail, to keen, to ululate. She said it took her a few minutes to feel the stunned silence.
As is tradition for guests at a Yemen wedding, women will ululate for the bride whenever someone mentions her name, so as to express their happiness.
Ululate, because he fought takfiris and that is enough to call him a sergeant," she said.