holm
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /həʊm/
  • (America) IPA: /hoʊm/
Noun

holm (plural holms)

  1. (obsolete, outside, dialects) The holly.
  2. A common evergreen oak of Europe, Quercus ilex; the holm oak.
Noun

holm (plural holms)

  1. An island in a lake, river or estuary; an eyot.
  2. (dialect, chiefly, West Yorkshire, Scotland, Orkney) Any small island, but especially one near a larger island or the mainland, sometimes with holly bushes; an islet. Often the word is used in Norse-influenced place-names. See also holme.
  3. Rich flat land near a river, prone to being completely flooded; a river-meadow; bottomland.



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