noun British Dialect.
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One month after the operation, Holm arrived in a ghostly Stanleyville posing as a State Department representative.
“Nobody sent us over there to be sure it was a nice guy,” Holm says.
Shortly after leaving Stanleyville, Richard Holm and a Cuban pilot went down in a fiery plane crash.
“Congo was clearly just a pawn in the global chessboard of West vs. East,” Holm says.
“It is, I think, almost as bad today as the day I crashed,” Holm says of the Congo.
Holm to whippes lasshe; 'the holm used for making handles for whip-lashes.'Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Holmgang so called in Norway because the two combatants retired alone to a holm or uninhabited islet to fight.
There was no foam around the Gild-Holm-'Ur; no wave beat against its granite sides.
At the same moment the wide waters round the Gild-Holm-'Ur and the vast gathering twilight closed upon them.
Such was Holm-Peel, as records inform us, till towards the end of the seventeenth century.Peveril of the Peak|Sir Walter Scott