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[hawrn, hohrn]
  1. a city in NW Netherlands.
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Historical Examples of hoorn

  • “After all, Hoorn is not so dead as I supposed,” observed the Baron.

    Voyages and Travels of Count Funnibos and Baron Stilkin

    William H. G. Kingston

  • Bounding that point she reached Hoorn, off which she brought up.

  • This is the one and only time to find Hoorn at its best—market-day.

  • On 14 August he had a great battle with the Hollanders off Hoorn.

  • With 1200 men he took Hoorn by escalade; plunder-laden and sated, they returned to the sea.