There are 2 main definitions of holland in English:


Syllabification: hol·land
Pronunciation: /ˈhälənd


A kind of smooth, durable linen fabric, used chiefly for window shades and furniture covering.
More example sentences
  • This slenderness is further emphasised by the customised, fine mild steel rod attachments supporting the holland blinds.
  • Someone was living in the three servant's rooms adjoining the kitchen but the rest of the house lay musty under faded holland covers.
  • The classic simplicity of holland blinds have been a family favourite in Australian homes for many years.


Middle English: from Holland, the name of a former province of the Netherlands where the cloth was made, from Dutch, earlier Holtlant (from holt 'wood' + -lant 'land').

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