What is Holland?


Holland is a region in the western part of the Netherlands. The term Holland is also frequently used as a pars pro toto to refer to the whole of the Netherlands. This usage is generally accepted but disliked by part of the Dutch population, especially in the other parts of the Netherlands.

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William I, Count Of Holland - Family
... William and his first wife Adelaide had the following children Floris IV, Count of Holland (24 June 1210 The Hague–19 July 1234, Corbie, France). 1249), Regent of Holland in 1238–1239, Bishop of Utrecht. 1238), Regent of Holland in 1234–1238 ...
Kevin Crossley-Holland
... Kevin John William Crossley-Holland (born 7 February 1941) is an English translator, children's author and poet ... Crossley-Holland and his 1985 novella Storm won the annual Carnegie Medal in Literature from the Library Association, recognising the year's outstanding children's book by a British subject ...
Holland, Pennsylvania - Resumption of Train Service
... In the ensuing years since 1983, there has been heavy interest by both residents and politicians in resuming passenger service to Holland. ...
USS Holland (AS-32)
... USS Holland (AS-32) was a submarine tender launched by the Ingalls Shipbuilding Company in Pascagoula, Mississippi on 19 January 1963 ... Holland was commissioned on 7 September 1963, with Captain Charles W ... Holland departed Charleston on 14 October for shakedown training at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, returning to Charleston on 19 November ...
Better Off Dead (film) - Reception
... Also, according to Savage Steve Holland, Cusack didn't like the film ... One Crazy Summer, later confronting Holland saying it "was the worst thing I have ever seen ... I will never trust you as a director ever again, so don’t speak to me." Holland claims that Cusack felt he had been made to look foolish and that his comments "made ...

Famous quotes containing the word holland:

    The tragedy of Northern Ireland is that it is now a society in which the dead console the living.
    —Jack Holland (b. 1947)

    Naggers always know what they are doing. They weigh up the risks, then they go on and on and on until they get what they want or until they get punched.
    —Jools Holland (b. 1958)