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Holland
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Definition
Informal reference to The Netherlands (confusion arises because important provinces in The Netherlands are North Holland and South Holland).
  • When his parents died, he was sent here from Holland to live with his aunt.
    p. 185.2
  • High on the wall behind Mr. Curtain's desk, in a heavy silver frame, hung an old map of Holland (Mr.
    p. 239.6
  • Your map of Holland, sir?
    p. 240.5
  • I was born in Holland, you see — an orphan like yourself.
    p. 240.6
  • I don't miss my childhood, but I do, on occasion, miss Holland, a country with an admirable tradition."
    p. 240.7
  • Holland claimed much of its land from the sea, you know.
    p. 262.1

There are no more uses of "Holland" in The Mysterious Benedict Society.

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