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holland

noun, hol·land often capitalized \ˈhä-lənd\

Definition of HOLLAND

:  a cotton or linen fabric in plain weave usually heavily sized or glazed and used for window shades, bookbinding, and clothing
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Origin of HOLLAND

Middle English holand, from Holand, county in the Netherlands, from Middle Dutch Holland
First Known Use: 14th century

Holland

biographical name Hol·land \ˈhä-lənd\

Definition of HOLLAND

John Philip 1840–1914 Am. (Irish-born) inventor

Holland

biographical name

Definition of HOLLAND

Sir Sidney George 1893–1961 prime min. of New Zealand (1945–57)

Holland

geographical name Hol·land \ˈhä-lənd\

Definition of HOLLAND

1
city W Michigan on Lake Michigan pop 33,051
2
medieval county of Holy Roman Empire bordering on North Sea, now forming North & S. Holland provinces of the Netherlands
3
— see netherlands
Hol·land·er \-lən-dər\ noun
HOLLAND Defined for Kids

Holland

geographical name

Definition of HOLLAND for Kids

— see NETHERLANDS

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