See also: Holländer

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Probably Holland +‎ -er; compare the German Holländer.

NounEdit

Hollander (plural Hollanders)

  1. Somebody from Holland.
  2. A very hard, semi-glazed, green or dark brown brick, which will not absorb water.
    Synonym: Dutch clinker
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wagner to this entry?)

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Hollander (plural Hollanders)

  1. A surname​.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Hollander in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch hollander. Equivalent to Holland +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɔˌlɑn.dər/
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  • Hyphenation: Hol‧lan‧der

NounEdit

Hollander m (plural Hollanders)

  1. Hollander, person from Holland (e.g. North Holland or South Holland) or of Hollandic descent.
  2. (Belgium) Dutchman (person from the Netherlands)

Usage notesEdit

Unlike Holland, which is sometimes used for the Netherlands as a whole in patriotic contexts, Dutch people are not very likely to use Hollander to refer to any Dutch person.

Derived termsEdit