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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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How different had this scene looked when I viewed it laid out beneath the iron sky of winter, stiffened in frost, shrouded with snow!-- when mists as chill as death wandered to the impulse of east winds along those purple peaks, and rolled down "ing" and holm till they blended with the frozen fog of the beck!
To better describe how huge Holm 15A* is, researchers compared it with Pluto's distance from the Sun.
But in an exciting new future for the club and Yoker, Holm really is home for both.
" Though the first storm was much bigger than the second, "that didn't make the second one any better," said Holm, who has almost four decades of experience in Mozambique with ADPP.
Says Kaido Veske, chair of the Holm Bank supervisory board: Holm Bank, formerly Koduliising, is a family business.
Holm followed that up with a man-of-the-match performance in front of a host of scouts while captaining Norway's under-15s in their win against Sweden last month.
For the past four years, Jacob Holm has sold the aramid containing fabrics through DuPont as a toll manufacturer, but Jacob Holm will now deliver Kevlar and Nomex protective fabric products directly from the Old Hickory production site.
It will be used by Cardiff council, RSPB Cymru and the Flat Holm Society to renovate the Grade II-listed fog horn station, stabilise the Grade IIlisted cholera hospital and laundry buildings and repair the Victorian water catchment system on the island.
Cardiff council's cabinet member for leisure and culture, Councillor Peter Bradbury, said: "Flat Holm is a unique attraction and one of our city's hidden treasures so I'm delighted that we have been successful in gaining the development phase funding that will enable us to take the first step in breathing new life into the island to attract both local people and visitors to the Welsh capital.
"There is big money in just three or four of these bullet points," Holm said, adding the projects couldn't be done without getting more money, likely from property taxes.
In her last fight, Holm was defeated by current UFC women's featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg"Justino after five grueling rounds in UFC 219.
In this position, Holm will be responsible for all corporate properties including the Investa Management headquarters located at 2451 Schuetz Rd.