|1.||another name for the Netherlands|
|2.||a county of the Holy Roman Empire, corresponding to the present-day North and South Holland provinces of the Netherlands|
|3.||Parts of an area in E England constituting a former administrative division of Lincolnshire|
A part of The Netherlands. Holland is a common name for the entire country.
plainwoven unbleached or dull-finish linen used as furniture covering or a cotton fabric that is made more or less opaque by a glazed or unglazed finish (called the Holland finish), consisting of oil and a filling material. Originally the name was applied to any fine, plainwoven linens imported from the continent of Europe, and especially to the product obtained from The Netherlands.
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