HyperDic: holland

English > 1 sense of the word Holland:
NOUNlocationHolland, Netherlands, The Netherlands, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederlanda constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea
Holland > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'lahnd
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > Holland: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level.
SynonymsNetherlands, The Netherlands, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland
Instance ofEuropean country, European nationAny one of the countries occupying the European continent
Member ofBeneluxA customs union comprising Belgium and Netherlands and Luxembourg
European Union, EU, European Community, EC, European Economic Community, EEC, Common Market, EuropeAn international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation / cooperation among its members
North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATOAn international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
MembersNetherlander, Dutchman, HollanderA native or inhabitant of Holland
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
PartsAmsterdam, Dutch capital, capital of The NetherlandsAn industrial center and the nominal capital of the Netherlands
ApeldoornA city of east central Netherlands
ArnhemA city in the central Netherlands on the lower Rhine River
Eindhovencity in southeastern Netherlands noted for electrical industry
FrieslandOne of the northernmost provinces of the Netherlands
Frisian IslandsA chain of islands in the North Sea off the coast of northwestern Europe extending from the IJsselmeer to Jutland
Hook of Holland, Hoek van HollandA cape on the southwestern coast of the Netherlands near Rotterdam
IJssel, IJssel riverA river in the central Netherlands flowing north to the IJsselmeer
IJsselmeerA shallow lake in northwestern Netherlands created in 1932 by building a dam across the entrance to the Zuider Zee
Leiden, LeydenA city in the western Netherlands
Meuse, Meuse RiverA European river
NijmegenAn industrial city in the eastern Netherlands
Rhine, Rhine River, RheinA major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world
RotterdamThe 2nd largest city in the Netherlands
The Hague, 's Gravenhage, Den HaagThe site of the royal residence and the de facto capital in the western part of the Netherlands
UtrechtA city in the central Netherlands
SpanishHolanda, Netherlands, Países Bajos, Países
CatalanHolanda, Països Baixos
NounsHollandera native or inhabitant of Holland

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