holland

noun, often capitalized hol·land \ 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 and Etymology of holland

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


Holland

biographical name Hol·land \ ˈhä-lənd \

Definition of Holland

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

Holland

biographical name

Definition of Holland

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

Holland

geographical name Hol·land \ ˈhä-lənd \

Definition of Holland

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

Hollander

play \-lən-dər\ noun

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