Definition of Hook of Holland
1. Noun. A cape on the southwestern coast of the Netherlands near Rotterdam.
Group relationships: Holland, Kingdom Of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands
Generic synonyms: Cape, Ness
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Literary usage of Hook of Holland
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1. Belgium and Holland, Including the Grand-duchy of Luxembourg: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1905)
"the Hook of Holland; and trains thence, in connection with the steamers, ... Fares from London for passengers not landing at the Hook of Holland: to ..."
2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"... arrived yesterday, contrary to regulations of Netherlands Government, at the Hook of Holland, and was ordered out again and left. ..."
3. Belgium and Holland, Including the Grand-duchy of Luxembourg: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1905)
"the Hook of Holland; and trains thence, in connection with the steamers, to (17 M.) Rotterdam ... The steamers go on from the Hook of Holland to (l'/j hr. ..."
4. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Dock Engineering by Brysson Cunningham (1904)
"Mole at Hook of Holland. lashings of 1-inch tarred rope with free ends, and withes. Two such networks, upper and lower, enclosed three layers of ..."
5. Worcestershire Place Names by William Henry Duignan (1905)
"Exs.: Hook Farm, Hook Common, Hook of Holland. Hope, in various forms, is a common terminal, and an occasional prefix in the Midlands, especially Salop. ..."
6. The Nautical Magazine (1832)
"Hook of Holland Canal.—Alteration in Position of Leading Lights (A and B).—The white leading lights (A and B) indicating the fairway of the Noord gat, ..."