Part of speech: noun

Low land by a stream; an island in a river.

Part of speech: noun

An oak; the holm - oak.

Part of speech: noun

The holly.

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Usage examples "holm":

  1. But what was their amazement when they read: " You will possibly have learned by now from the newspapers that your benefactor, Colonel Holm, has met his death by a fall from a horse. - "The Great Hunger", Johan Bojer.
  2. And Wooden- leg Larsen, who in winter is quite the well- to- do pensioner, in blue pilot- coat and fur cap, leaves his pretty, solidly- built cottage when the Spring comes, and sallies forth into the world as a poor organ- grinder- he tells them of the Zoological Gardens on the hill, and the adventurous Holm- Street, and of extraordinary beings who live upon the dustbins in the back- yards of the capital. - "Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2", Martin Anderson Nexo.
  3. Holm drew Pelle away. - "Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2", Martin Anderson Nexo.