Hook of Holland

Hook of Holland
geographical name headland SW Netherlands in South Holland on coast SW of The Hague

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hook of Holland — The Hook of Holland ( it had an estimated population of 9,400.Hoek van Holland is connected to Rotterdam by the Hoek van Holland Strand Rotterdam Centraal railway service via Maassluis, Vlaardingen and Schiedam. The station Hoek van Holland… …   Wikipedia

  • Hook of Holland — Hook′ of Hol′land n. geg a cape and the harbor it forms in the SW Netherlands Dutch, Hoek van Holland • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • Hook of Holland — noun a cape on the southwestern coast of the Netherlands near Rotterdam • Syn: ↑Hoek van Holland • Instance Hypernyms: ↑cape, ↑ness • Part Holonyms: ↑Netherlands, ↑The Netherlands, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hook of Holland — /hʊk/ (say hook) noun a cape and harbour in south western Netherlands. Dutch, Hoek van Holland …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hook of Holland — a cape and the harbor it forms in the SW Netherlands. Dutch, Hoek van Holland. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hook of Holland —  In Dutch, Hoek van Holland …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Miss Hook of Holland — Isabel Jay as Sally Miss Hook of Holland is an English musical comedy (styled a Dutch Musical Incident ) in two acts, with music and lyrics by Paul Rubens with a book by Austen Hurgon and Rubens. The show was produced by Frank Curzon and opened… …   Wikipedia

  • Count of Holland — See also: County of Holland and Countess of Holland Coat of arms of the Counts of Holland The Counts of Holland ruled over the County of Holland in the Low Countries between the 10th and the 16th century …   Wikipedia

  • Hook — may refer to:Tools, hardware and fasteners* Cabin hook, a hooked bar that engages into an eye screw, used on doors * Fish hook, a device used to catch fish * Grappling hook, a hook attached to a rope, designed to be thrown and snagged on a target …   Wikipedia

  • hook — n. & v. n. 1 a a piece of metal or other material bent back at an angle or with a round bend, for catching hold or for hanging things on. b (in full fish hook) a bent piece of wire, usu. barbed and baited, for catching fish. 2 a curved cutting… …   Useful english dictionary

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