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Holland can refer to:
Relating to the Netherlands[senisim | edit source]
- Holland is a region within the Netherlands, now divided into two provinces: North Holland and South Holland
- In English, Holland is often used as a name for the whole of The Netherlands (rather as "America" is sometimes used to mean "The United States"). (see also Netherlands (terminology)).
- In English Holland is commonly used to refer to the Netherlands national football team.
- The Kingdom of Holland was a French vassal state covering roughly the area of The Netherlands during the Napoleonic era (1806-1810).
Other places[senisim | edit source]
United Kingdom[senisim | edit source]
- Holland, Lancashire and Up Holland
- Holland, Lincolnshire — formerly one of three 'Parts' of Lincolnshire.
- New Holland, a village in North Lincolnshire
- Holland Park - a part of Kensington, London.
United States[senisim | edit source]
- Holland, Arkansas
- South Holland, Illinois
- Holland, Indiana
- Holland, Iowa
- Holland, Massachusetts
- Holland, Michigan
- Holland, Minnesota
- Holland, Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Holland, Missouri
- Holland, New York
- Holland, Ohio
- Holland, Pennsylvania
- Holland, Texas
- Holland, Vermont
- Holland, part of Suffolk, Virginia
- Holland, Wisconsin
- Holland Township, Michigan
- Holland Township, Minnesota
People[senisim | edit source]
- Agnieszka Holland, Polish film director.
- Brian Holland, African-American songwriter and record producer
- Cecelia Holland, American historical novelist
- Clifford Milburn Holland, designer of the Holland Tunnel
- Dave Holland, British jazz bassist and composer
- Dave Holland, British rock drummer
- Dave Holland, U.S. white supremacist
- Deidre Holland, Dutch porn star
- Derek Holland, a figure of the European Far-right
- Dexter Holland, singer and guitarist of the American punk band The Offspring
- George Holland, nineteenth-century actor
- Harry Holland, a New Zealand politician and unionist
- Henry Holland, name of several notable British people
- James Holland, a U.S. Congressman from the state of North Carolina in the 18th/19th century
- Jerry Holland, a noted Canadian fiddler
- Jerry Holland, a former professional hockey player
- John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter
- John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter
- John L. Holland developer of RIASEC theory
- John Henry Holland, a pioneer in genetic algorithms
- John Philip Holland, an Irish submarine designer
- Jolie Holland, American singer and songwriter
- Jools Holland, British pianist
- Kimberly Holland, American Playboy playmate
- Margaret Holland, daughter of Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent
- Mark Holland, a member of the Canadian parliament
- Matt Holland, Irish football (soccer) player currently playing for Charlton Athletic F.C.
- Philemon Holland, an English translator in the 16th/17th century
- Richard Holland, a Scottish writer in the 15th century
- Robert de Holland, 1st Baron Holand, born 1270, English earl
- Samuel Holland, an American politician in the 20th century
- Savage Steve Holland, American animator
- Sidney Holland, a Prime Minister of New Zealand
- Spessard Holland, a British Labour politician and academic
- Steve Holland, American actor and model
- Stuart Holland, a British Labour politician and academic
- Thomas Holland, name of multiple notable people from the 14th to the 17th century
- Tom Holland, name of both an American film director and a British author
- Wau Holland, computer hacker
- Willa Holland, American model and actress
- William Holland, a British author in the 18th/19th century
- William Jacob Holland, entomologist, etc
- The two sons of Oscar Wilde changed their last name to Holland after their father's conviction for sodomy:
Submarines and ships[senisim | edit source]
A range of prototype and commissioned submarines were designed and built by, or named for, John Philip Holland. The prototypes were designated using the Roman numerals (I-VI). It should be noted that the Holland VI prototype became the USS Holland, the first US Navy submarine. The British Royal Navy submarines based on designs by Holland were designated using the Arabic numerals (1-6).
Prototype submarines[senisim | edit source]
- Holland I (1878)
- Holland II
- Holland III (1883)
- Holland VI (1897-1900) - after trial runs and modifications, this prototype was commissioned in 1900 by the US Navy as USS Holland (SS-1), the US Navy's first submarine.
Commissioned submarines and ships[senisim | edit source]
- USS Holland (SS-1) (1900-1913) - in origin, this craft was launched in 1897 as the Holland VI prototype, and was given the USS Holland designation after it was commissioned in 1900 by the US Navy as its first submarine.
- Holland class submarine, Royal Navy:
- American Holland Class Submarines, a Russian class of submarines
- USS Holland - list of ships called USS Holland
Other[senisim | edit source]
- Baron Holland, an English noble title, now extinct
- Earl of Holland, an English noble title, now extinct
- François Hollande
- Hollander (Hollaender, Holländer)
- Holland Novak, a fictional character from the anime Eureka Seven
- Holland (album), an album by The Beach Boys
- "Holland", a song by Sufjan Stevens on Michigan (album)
- The band Holland, which now records under the name The Lonely Hearts.
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