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Hook of Holland   /hʊk əv hˈɑlənd/   Listen
Hook of Holland

A cape on the southwestern coast of the Netherlands near Rotterdam.  Synonym: Hoek van Holland.

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"Hook of Holland" Quotes from Famous Books

... upon the horizon. She was married! She had dared! She would be, at last, the little lady she had always been by instinct! And Lily went on building her castles in Spain until, after the smooth crossing, arriving at the Hook of Holland, she would not have been surprised to find her own motor-car and servants waiting for her on the quay. But no, she had to carry her bag herself, under the fine drizzle, upon the slippery pavement, to the train ... and third-class to Rotterdam. ...
— The Bill-Toppers • Andre Castaigne

Words linked to "Hook of Holland" :   Holland, cape, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands, ness, Kingdom of The Netherlands

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