There are 2 main definitions of Holstein in English:

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Holstein 1

Pronunciation: /ˈhɒlstʌɪn/
/ˈhɒlʃtʌɪn/

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A former duchy of the German kingdom of Saxony, situated in the southern part of the Jutland peninsula. A duchy of Denmark from 1474, it was taken by Prussia in 1866 and incorporated with the neighbouring duchy of Schleswig as the province of Schleswig-Holstein.

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Line breaks: Hol|stein

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There are 2 main definitions of Holstein in English:

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Holstein 2

Pronunciation: /ˈhōlˌstīn/ /ˈhōlˌstēn/

noun

An animal of a typically black-and-white breed of large dairy cattle.
Example sentences
  • He once had a conventional dairy with 40 Holsteins in a stall barn.
  • Still, most Wisconsin dairy producers favor Holsteins over Jerseys.
  • Cross-breeding Holstein dairy cows with Jerseys is boosting milk income on Pembrokeshire's spring calving farms.

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Syllabification: Hol·stein

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