Definition of Holland in English:

Holland

proper noun

  • 1

    another name for the netherlands
    1. 1.1A former province of the Netherlands, comprising the coastal parts of the country. It is now divided into North Holland and South Holland.

Pronunciation:

Holland

/ˈhɒlənd/

Definition of holland in English:

holland

noun

  • [mass noun] A kind of smooth, hard-wearing linen fabric, used chiefly for window blinds and furniture covering.

    [as modifier] ‘holland blinds’
    [as modifier] ‘his brown holland suit’
    • ‘Someone was living in the three servant's rooms adjoining the kitchen but the rest of the house lay musty under faded holland covers.’
    • ‘This slenderness is further emphasised by the customised, fine mild steel rod attachments supporting the holland blinds.’
    • ‘She had gone, in the broad light of the morning, in a holland suit with a blue Henley shirt, a sailor hat, and a gossamer’
    • ‘The classic simplicity of holland blinds have been a family favourite in Australian homes for many years.’

Origin

Middle English: from Holland, the name of a former province of the Netherlands where the cloth was made, from Dutch, earlier Holtlant (from holt wood + -lant land).

Pronunciation:

holland

/ˈhɒlənd/