an organization, partly funded by government aid, that looks after ancient monuments and historic buildings in England Official name The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England
noun 1. See under (def 1). [hol-ee] /ˈhɒl i/ noun, plural hollies. 1. any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Ilex, as I. opaca (American holly) the state tree of Delaware, or I. aquifolium (English holly) having glossy, spiny-toothed leaves, small, whitish flowers, and red berries. 2. the foliage and berries, used for […]
noun 1. a large oboe, a fifth lower in pitch than the ordinary oboe, having a pear-shaped bell and producing a mellow tone. noun 1. (music) another name for cor anglais
noun 1. an iris, Iris xiphiodes, native to the Pyrenees, having two or three deep purple-blue flowers with golden patches.
[ing-gli-shiz-uh m or, often, -li-] /ˈɪŋ glɪˌʃɪz əm or, often, -lɪ-/ noun 1. a Briticism. 2. attachment to what is . /ˈɪŋɡlɪˌʃɪzəm/ noun (mainly US) 1. an English custom, practice, etc 2. a word or expression not found in forms of English other than British English; Anglicism 3. high regard for English customs, institutions, etc