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Hy is a Lisp programming language that translates its syntax to Python Abstract Syntax Trees. The language adds Lisp's macro system, s-expressions and other features while allowing interoperability with the Python ecosystem. This can be used in Web development where there’s an overlap between the two languages as well as for rapid prototyping, AI research and scripting applications. In short, it gives developers access to both worlds of functionality — those provided by Python and those of Lisp dialects like Clojure or Common Lisp — by letting them write code using familiar syntax structures.

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