Hook of Holland


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

Origin of Hook of Holland

First recorded in 1785–95
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British Dictionary definitions for hook of holland

Hook of Holland

noun the Hook of Holland

a cape on the SW coast of the Netherlands, in South Holland province
a port on this cape
Dutch name: Hoek van Holland
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