- a cotton cloth treated to produce an opaque finish, as for window shades.
- Holland finish.
Examples from the Web for holland
When I was in Holland, this is the kind of thing people feared.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Another crowd moved west in an apparent bid to block the Holland Tunnel.
He starts talking about his big move to New York when he was 21, that drive through the Holland Tunnel to the big city.Jeff Daniels Defends Aaron Sorkin and the ‘Dumb and Dumber’ Toilet Scene|Kevin Fallon|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It has been ten years since Brenda made the decision to move, first to Holland, then Denmark.
Doctors in France, Germany and Holland have instead chosen to use information to immunize people against their fears.
A night of mediocrity now brooded over the marshy fens of Holland.Vondel's Lucifer|Joost van den Vondel
Story laid in Holland, near Dordrecht, about the fifteenth century.Operas Every Child Should Know|Mary Schell Hoke Bacon
The probabilities are that it was introduced into England from Holland.Immortal Songs of Camp and Field|Louis Albert Banks
It is the national Page 205pigment; but nowhere else in Holland have they quite so sure a hand with it.A Wanderer in Holland|E. V. Lucas
He held a command under Dumourier in the Holland campaign of 1783, in which he won a brave name but no serviceable laurels.By-Ways of War|James Jeffrey Roche
Word Origin for holland
"the Netherlands," early 14c., from Dutch Holland, probably Old Dutch holt lant "wood land," describing the district around Dordrecht, the nucleus of Holland. Technically, just one province of the Netherlands, but in English use extended to the whole nation.
A part of The Netherlands. Holland is a common name for the entire country.