from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Hook of Holland.
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- n. a cape on the southwestern coast of the Netherlands near Rotterdam
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After some checking around, one of the travel agents there found a single berth on the SS Rotterdam sailing for Hoek van Holland the following night.
Hoek van Holland one sees smiling orchards, while from Leyden to Haarlem blossom the world-famed bulb fields, too well known to need special description.
I feel sad for them that I am not sailing into either Hoek van Holland or Ijmuiden.
A daily express train to Harwich connects with the ferry from Harwich to Hoek van Holland, forming the Dutchflyer service.
Harwich to Hoek van Holland, forming the Dutchflyer service.
I am on the boat from Harwich to Hoek van Holland by then.
* Not available on Harwich â€“ Hoek van Holland and Fleetwood â€“ Larne routes.
1907 - SS Berlin sinks off Hoek van Holland, Netherlands (142 dead) 1914 - White Wolf troops attack Zhanjiang China
"Oh, bless me, child!" exclaimed Mr. King, "that is the name of the place; at least, to be accurate, it is Hoek van Holland.
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