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Hook of Holland

  1. a cape and the harbor it forms in the SW Netherlands.
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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
  1. a cape on the SW coast of the Netherlands, in South Holland province
  2. a port on this cape
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Dutch name: Hoek van Holland
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