Bolland

[ bol-uhnd; French baw-lahn; Flemish bol-ahnt ]
/ ˈbɒl ənd; French bɔˈlɑ̃; Flemish ˈbɒl ɑnt /

noun

Jean de [French zhahn duh] /French ʒɑ̃ də/ or Jo·han van [Flemish yoh-hahn vahn] /Flemish yoʊˈhɑn vɑn/ or John, 1596–1665, Belgian Jesuit hagiographer.

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Also Bol·lan·dus [boh-lan-duhs]. /boʊˈlæn dəs/.
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