South Holland

(redirected from Zuid-Holland)
Also found in: Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

South Holland

n
(Placename) a province of the SW Netherlands, on the North Sea: lying mostly below sea level, it has a coastal strip of dunes and is drained chiefly by distributaries of the Rhine, with large areas of reclaimed land; the most densely populated province in the country, intensively cultivated and industrialized. Capital: The Hague. Pop: 3 440 000 (2003 est). Area: 3196 sq km (1234 sq miles). Dutch name: Zuidholland

South′ Hol′land


n.
a province in the SW Netherlands. 3,208,414; 1287 sq. mi. (2906 sq. km). Cap.: The Hague. Dutch, Zuid-Holland.
References in periodicals archive ?
The name Holland derives from the two states of Noord-Holland and Zuid-Holland which were the economic force behind the Dutch Empire in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Reported by: JE van Steenbergen, National Coordination Center for Communicable Disease Outbreak Management; S van den Hof, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment; MW Langendam, Municipal Health Svc, Amsterdam; JHTC van de Kerkhof, Municipal Health Svc, Zuid-Holland Zuid; WLM Ruijs, Municipal Health Svc, Rivierenland, Netherlands.
Rutten has recently shown that strict Calvinists in the province of Zuid-Holland indeed were characterized by completely different attitudes towards for example 19th-century vaccination campaigns.
Major organization : VEILIGHEIDSREGIO ZUID-HOLLAND ZUID (42371165)
Dit resulteerde in onderzoek naar Molukse concentraties in Drenthe (Solisa 2002a, 2002b), Noord-Holland (Haitsema en Rahantoknam 2002), Brabant (Beek en Ros 2004), Overijssel (Relker 2005a, 2005b) en Zuid-Holland (Chrispijn 2006).
A It was made at the Plateelbakkerij Zuid-Holland pottery, in business from 1898-1964.
Elektriciteitsbedrijf Zuid-Holland (EZH) by a subsidiary of the German firm, Veba AG, PreussenElektra AG.