Holland: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hol'und), [key]
— n.
  1. 1840–1914, Irish inventor in the U.S.
  2. 1893–1961, New Zealand political leader: prime minister 1949–57.
  3. the Netherlands.
  4. a medieval county and province on the North Sea, corresponding to the modern North and South Holland provinces of the Netherlands.
  5. a city in W Michigan. 26,281.
    1. a cotton cloth treated to produce an opaque finish, as for window shades.
    2. SeeHolland finish.
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