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holm

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noun \ˈhō(l)m\

Definition of holm

British

  1. :  a small inland or inshore island; also :  bottoms



Origin of holm

Middle English, from Old English, from Old Norse hōlmr; akin to Old English hyll hill


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with holm


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