a province in the SW Netherlands. 1,086 sq. mi. (2,810 sq. km). Capital: The Hague.
a city in NE Illinois.
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How to use South Holland in a sentence
In South Holland it is more customary to have a 'pronk-kamer' ('show-room'), which is not a bedroom, but a kind of parlour.Dutch Life in Town and Country | P. M. Hough
The marriage customs in North and South Holland are very different to the former.Dutch Life in Town and Country | P. M. Hough
Towards its mouth its waters find their way into all the channels intersecting the South Holland archipelago.
Fruit is everywhere grown, and there is a special cultivation of grapes and figs in the Westland of South Holland.
In 1847 he was appointed governor at the Hague, and commandant in South Holland.
British Dictionary definitions for South Holland
a province of the SW Netherlands, on the North Sea: lying mostly below sea level, it has a coastal strip of dunes and is drained chiefly by distributaries of the Rhine, with large areas of reclaimed land; the most densely populated province in the country, intensively cultivated and industrialized. Capital: The Hague. Pop: 3 440 000 (2003 est). Area: 3196 sq km (1234 sq miles): Dutch name: Zuidholland
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