holland

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hol·land

noun, 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

Origin of HOLLAND

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

Hol·land

biographical name \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)

Hol·land

geographical name \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

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