a low, flat tract of land beside a river or stream.
a small island, especially one in a river or lake.
Other definitions for holm (2 of 3)
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How to use holm in a sentence
In 1821 died Copper Holms, a well-known character on the river.Haunted London | Walter Thornbury
So, hurriedly breaking off the tale, we drove back to Melrose across the green holms of St. Boswells.Red Cap Tales | Samuel Rutherford Crockett
The holms are but partially cultivated, and on the other parts grows rank and weedy grass.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa | David Livingstone
One cannot well overpraise the rural and pastoral beauty of Englandthe beauty of her fields, parks, downs, holms.Fresh Fields | John Burroughs
There are several mills in the length of the valley now; and, in level holms, down in the hollow, the land is beautifully green.Lancashire Sketches | Edwin Waugh
British Dictionary definitions for holm (1 of 2)
an island in a river, lake, or estuary
low flat land near a river
British Dictionary definitions for holm (2 of 2)
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