noun, British Dialect.
a low, flat tract of land beside a river or stream.
a small island, especially one in a river or lake.
Hanya [hahn-ye] /ˌhɑn yɛ/ (Show IPA), 1895?–1992, U.S. dancer, choreographer, and teacher; born in Germany.
noun (dialect, mainly Northwest English)
an island in a river, lake, or estuary
low flat land near a river
short for holm oak
(mainly Brit) a dialect word for holly
late Old English, from Old Norse holmr “small island, especially in a bay or river,” also “meadow by a shore,” or cognate Old Danish hulm “low lying land,” from Proto-Germanic *hul-maz, from PIE root *kel- “to rise, be elevated, be prominent; hill” (see hill). Obsolete, but preserved in place names. Cognate Old English holm (only attested in poetic language) meant “sea, ocean, wave.”
[hohl-muh n] /ˈhoʊl mən/ noun 1. Nathan (“Nat”) 1896–1995, U.S. basketball player and coach.
- Holman Hunt
[hohl-muh n huhnt] /ˈhoʊl mən ˈhʌnt/ noun 1. (William) . [huhnt] /hʌnt/ noun 1. (James Henry) Leigh [lee] /li/ (Show IPA), 1784–1859, English essayist, poet, and editor. 2. Richard Morris, 1828–95, U.S. architect. 3. (William) Holman [hohl-muh n] /ˈhoʊl mən/ (Show IPA), 1827–1910, English painter. 4. William Morris, 1824–79, U.S. painter (brother of Richard Morris […]
- Holmes-adie syndrome
Holmes-Adie syndrome (hōmz’-, hōlmz’-) n. A syndrome of unknown etiology that is characterized by tonic pupillary reactions in which tendon reflexes are absent or diminished. Also called Adie’s pupil, Adie syndrome, Holmes-Adie pupil, pupillotonic pseudostrabismus.
noun 1. a canister, attached to a life buoy or float, containing calcium carbonate and calcium phosphide, which ignite spontaneously on contact with the water, emitting conspicuous fire and smoke.