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 Am. (Irish-born) inventor


Holland

biographical name hol·land

Definition of Holland

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


Holland

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geographical name Hol·land \ˈhä-lənd\

Definition of Holland

  1. 1 city W Michigan on Lake Michigan pop 33,051

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

  3. 3 — see 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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