Definition of holm in English:

holm

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Pronunciation: /həʊm
 
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(also holme)

noun

British
  • 1An islet, especially in a river or near a mainland.
  • 2A piece of flat ground by a river which is submerged in times of flood.

Origin

Old English, from Old Norse holmr; more frequently used in Scotland and northern England, but found in place names throughout Britain.

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