Definition of holm in English:

holm

(also holme)

noun

British
  • 1An islet, especially in a river or near a mainland.

  • 2A piece of flat ground by a river which is submerged in times of flood.

Origin

Old English, from Old Norse holmr; more frequently used in Scotland and northern England, but found in place names throughout Britain.

Pronunciation:

holm

/həʊm/