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holm

 (hōm, hōlm)
n. Chiefly British
An island in a river.

[Middle English, from Old Norse hōlmr; see kel- in Indo-European roots.]

holm

(həʊm)
n
1. (Physical Geography) an island in a river, lake, or estuary
2. (Physical Geography) low flat land near a river
[Old English holm sea, island; related to Old Saxon holm hill, Old Norse holmr island, Latin culmen tip]

holm

(həʊm)
n
1. (Plants) short for holm oak
2. (Plants) chiefly Brit a dialect word for holly
[C14: variant of obsolete holin, from Old English holegn holly]

holm

(hoʊm)

n. Brit.
2. a small island.
[before 1000; Middle English < Old Norse holm islet, c. Old English holm wave, Old Saxon: hill; akin to hill]
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Forest products company Holmen AB (STO:HOLMB) on Tuesday reported profit after tax of SEK1,668m, or EPS of SEK19.
Forest industry group Holmen says it reduced carbon dioxide by 45 per cent per tonne of paper and paperboard products in 2014 compared with the previous year.
At Holmen Hardware Hank in Holmen, Wisconsin, the staff has put aisle markers throughout the store to remind customers of rental equipment that corresponds with different products.
Scott Holmen will guide AltexSoft's efforts to support existing customers, as well as source and prospect new business.
The Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) is at the forefront of Arctic research and its international director, Kim Holmen, told the BBC that the speed of the melting was faster than expected.
Stockholm-based Holmen AB has signed a contract with E.
Finnish paper maker Stora Enso (HEL:STERV) today dismissed a media report saying that it was in talks over a potential newsprint joint venture with peers Holmen (STO:HOLM B) in Sweden and Norske Skogindustrier (OSL:NSG) in Norway.
ADPnews) - Jun 2, 2010 - Austrian technology group Andritz AG (WBAG:ANDR) said today it received an order from Swedish paper maker Holmen AB (STO:HOLM B) to supply a high energy recovery boiler.
The American Humanist Association had offered the board $1,000--ten times the appraised value of the property and the cross in order to remove it--but the Holmen officials sold the Star Hill site to the Lion's Club for a significantly lower bid.
Elsewhere in Europe, there is some cautious optimism among companies such as Stora Enso, UPM and Holmen, and although the word rationalization features heavily in comments from almost all the big groups, most remain hopeful of slightly better times to come going into the new year.
The ultra fine particle data were surprising because we expected significant reductions for the hybrid technology," said UConn associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and lead study researcher Britt Holmen.
LAPD pilot Paul Holmen said Sternberg picked the only spot besides a city street to land, a good choice considering the risk to motorists.