holland

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

Definition of holland

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

Origin and Etymology of holland

Middle English holand, from Holand, county in the Netherlands, from Middle Dutch Holland


First Known Use: 14th century


Holland

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biographical name Hol·land \ˈhä-lənd\

Definition of Holland

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


Holland

biographical name hol·land

Definition of Holland

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


Holland

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geographical name Hol·land \ˈhä-lənd\

Definition of Holland

  1. 1 city in western Michigan on Lake Michigan population 33,051

  2. 2 medieval county of the Holy Roman Empire bordering on the North Sea, now forming the North Holland and South Holland provinces of the Netherlands

  3. 3 netherlands

Hollander

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HOLLAND Defined for Kids

Holland

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geographical name hol·land

Definition of Holland for Students

  1. — see NETHERLANDS


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