Hullabaloo

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hul·la·ba·loo/ˈhʌləbəˌlu/

A word akin to cacophony

Noun (plural hul·la·ba·loos): a clamorous noise or disturbance; uproar. (dictionary.com)

Origin: 1762, hollo-ballo “uproar,” chiefly in northern England and Scottish, perhaps a rhyming reduplication of hollo (see hello). (etymonline.com)

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