A 1988 American action film based on the 1979 novel Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp about NYPD Officer John McClane who tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

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What does “yippie ki yay” mean?

In the movie Die Hard, John McClane (Bruce Willis) says the line "Yippie Ki Yay". What does this mean?