Holm


Holm

Holm may refer to:

* Holm (island)

Places

* German municipalities:
** Holm, Nordfriesland
** Holm, Pinneberg
* United Kingdom islands:
** Holm Island in the River Thames
** Scotland:
*** Holm, Inverness
*** Holm, Mainland Orkney
*** Islets:
**** Holms in the Orkney archipelago
**** Holms in the Shetland archipelago
* Romanian villages:
** Holm, Iaşi
** Holm, Neamţ
* Elsewhere:
** Holm, Denmark
** Holm, Sweden

People

*Wattie Holm (1901-1950), American baseball player
*Billy Holm (1912-1977), American baseball player
*Richard Holm (tenor) (1912-1988), German
*Hanya Holm (1893-1992), German dancer and choreographer
*Eleanor Holm (1913-2004), American swimmer
*Celeste Holm (born 1919), American actress
*Ian Holm (born 1931), English actor
*Michael Holm (born 1943), German singer
*Richard Holm (born c. 1940), American security agent
*Peter Holm (born 1947), former husband of Joan Collins
*Kris Holm (fl. c. 2000), Canadian unicyclist
*Andrej Holm (born 1970), German sociologist
*Stefan Holm (born 1976), Swedish athlete

In fiction

Patricia Holm, fictional character in "The Saint"

See also

* -hou
* Holme
* Holmes


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  • Holm — bezeichnet: Holm (Flügel), ein tragendes Bauteil eines Flugzeugflügels Holm (Insel), Bezeichnung für eine kleine Insel eine (Holz )Stange, beispielsweise am Turngerät Barren die seitlichen Teile einer (Sprossen )Leiter Fahrzeugsäulen im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HOLM (H.) — Hanya HOLM 1898 1992 Hanya Holm, de son vrai nom Johanna Eckert (Worms, Allemagne, 1898 New York, 1992) a profondément marqué l’histoire de la danse moderne en tant que danseuse, chorégraphe et animatrice. Après avoir reçu dans une école… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Holm — (h[=o]m), n. [AS. holm, usually meaning, sea, water; akin to Icel. h[=o]lmr, holmr, an island, Dan. holm, Sw. holme, G. holm, and prob. to E. hill. Cf. {Hill}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An islet in a river. J. Brand. [1913 Webster] 2. Low, flat land.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holm — (Kronschwelle), wagerechter Balken über Holzpfählen, welche in einer Reihe in den Boden eingetrieben sind. Die ältere und jetzt noch häufig vorkommende Verbindung der Pfähle mit dem Holm besteht darin, daß man an die in gleicher Höhe… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Holm — (h[=o]m; 277), n. [OE., prob. from AS. holen holly; as the holly is also called holm. See {Holly}.] (Bot.) A common evergreen oak, of Europe ({Quercus Ilex}); called also {ilex}, and {holly}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • holm — HOLM, holmuri, s.n. (reg.) Ridicătură mică de pământ; deluşor, movilă. – magh. halóm (cf. ucr., rus. holm). Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DLRM …   Dicționar Român

  • holm — late O.E., from O.N. holmr small island, especially in a bay or river, also meadow by a shore, or cognate O.Dan. hulm low lying land, from P.Gmc. *hul maz, from PIE root *kel to rise, be elevated, be prominent; hill (see HILL (Cf. hill)).… …   Etymology dictionary

  • holm — holm1 [hōm] n. [ME < OE, sea: sense infl. by ON holmr, island < IE base * kel , to project > HILL] Brit. 1. a small island in a river or lake, near the mainland or a larger island: used chiefly in place names 2. low, flat land by a river …   English World dictionary

  • Holm [1] — Holm, 1) Verbandstück zur obern horizontalen Verbindung eingerammter Pfahlreihen, welches die Zapfen der Pfähle in sich aufnimmt; so bei Pillotagen, bei den Jochen hölzerner Brücken (s. Jochträger) etc.; 2) am Göpelkreuz das Holz, welches die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Holm [2] — Holm (schwed.), 1) so v.w. Hügel; 2) so v.w. kleine Insel; 3) in den Ostseehäfen der Platz, wo Schiffe gebaut werden; in Stockholm heißt der Aufseher Holmadmiral …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon