Hook of Holland

Hook of Holland

Hook of Holland Word Origin noun

  1. a cape and the harbor it forms in the SW Netherlands.

Origin of Hook of Holland First recorded in 1785–95 Dutch Hoek van Holland. Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for hook of holland Hook of Holland noun the Hook of Holland

  1. a cape on the SW coast of the Netherlands, in South Holland province
  2. a port on this cape

Dutch name: Hoek van Holland Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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