Hoek van Holland


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Hoek van Hol·land

 (ho͞ok′ vän hô′länt)

Hoek van Holland

(ˈhuːk fɑn ˈhɔlɑnt)
n
(Placename) the Dutch name for the Hook of Holland

Hook′ of Hol′land


n.
a cape and the harbor it forms in the SW Netherlands. Dutch, Hoek van Holland.
[1785–95]
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Noun1.Hoek van Holland - a cape on the southwestern coast of the Netherlands near Rotterdam
Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands - a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
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On Monday, they will reach Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire, getting to the Harwich ferry terminal in Essex on Tuesday and ending their 315-mile cycle by pedalling from Hoek van Holland to Amsterdam on Wednesday.
In the evening the ship set sail for Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and fireworks lit up the sky as Koningsdam passed Hoek van Holland.
The demand comes from Labour councillors in Hoek van Holland who hold "bad" forecasts responsible for spoiling the local seaside trade.
The contract covers the rebuilding of existing Ro/Ro ramp (link span) systems and the installation of a new link span system at the port of Hoek van Holland.
In related news, DSM Neo Resins has completed the implementation of a new water-based alkyd resins manufacturing unit at its current site in Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands.