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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·ter·jec·tion /ˌɪntɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ter·jec·tion n.
 1. The act of interjecting or throwing between; also, that which is interjected.
    The interjection of laughing.   --Bacon.
 2. Gram. A word or form of speech thrown in to express emotion or feeling, as O! Alas! Ha ha! Begone! etc. Compare Exclamation.
    An interjection implies a meaning which it would require a whole grammatical sentence to expound, and it may be regarded as the rudiment of such a sentence. But it is a confusion of thought to rank it among the parts of speech.   --Earle.
    How now! interjections? Why, then, some be of laughing, as, ah, ha, he!   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion [syn: ejaculation]
      2: the action of interjecting or interposing an action or
         remark that interrupts [syn: interposition, interpolation,