Holm supports it (Gesch.
Holm, History of Greece (Eng.
Evergreens predominate in the south, where grow subtropical plants such as the myrtle, arbutus, laurel, holm-oak, olive and fig; varieties of the same kind are also found on the Atlantic coast (as far north as the Cotentin), where the humidity and mildness of the climate favor their growth.
The ilex, also known as the "holm oak" from its resemblance to the holly, abounds in all the Mediterranean countries, showing a partiality for the sea air.
Some of these experiments were made on Salisbury Plain and others in the Bristol Channel between Lavernock and Flat Holm and Bream Down in 1897.
A later king named Eohric took up the cause of zEthelwald, the son of 'Ethelred I., and was slain in the fight with the Kentish army at the Holm in 905.
In mean breadth, into the North Sea by Holm Sound.
Holm, Greek History (Eng.
In the rock of Dore Holm is a natural archway, 70 ft.
Off the south-east shore lies the Holm (160 ft.), with which communication used to be maintained by means of the Cradle of Noss swing or ropes.
Holm of Papal, "isle of the priest" (2), belonging to Bressay parish, and Linga, "heather isle" (8), to the parish of Tingwall, lie S.E.
Holm and T.
Holm and F.
Long, forming a semicircle round the Schlei, and is divided into the old town (Altstadt), Holm, Lollfuss, and Friedrichsberg.
Holm, Geschichte Siciliens im Allert.
Droysen, Max Duncker, Ernst Curtius, Arnold Schafer and Adolf Holm; Greek antiquities that of M.
Holm, History of Greece (Eng.
Holm, Lange Febde (Berlin, 1884); H.
Northward it established itself about 1838 on Myggenaes Holm, one of the Faeroes, while it has several stations off the coast of Iceland and Spitsbergen, as well as at Bear Island.
Holm, History of Greece, Eng.
Quercus Ilex - Holm-Oak.
See Rasmus Nyerup, Bernstorffs Eftermaele (KjObenhavn, 1799); Peter Edward Holm, Danmark-Norges udenrigske Historie (Copenhagen, 1875); Danmarks Riges Historie V.
Shortly after he entered Attica plague broke out in Athens, borne thither by traders from Carthage or Egypt (Holm, Greek History, ii.
Philip P. Munch, Kobstadstyrelsen i Danmark (Copenhagen, 1900); Peter Edvard Holm, Danmark Norges indre Historic, 1660-1720 (Copenhagen, 1885-1886); ib.
Holm, a Danish traveller, had made an exact replica of the tablet, which in 1908 was deposited in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Holm, The Nestorian Monument (Chicago, 1909).
Holm, Das alte Catania (Lubeck, 1873).
Holm, Lubeck, die Freie and Hansestadt (Bielefeld, 1900); G.
A notable further instance of the connexion of the western Himalayan flora with that of Europe is the holm oak (Quercus Ilex), which is characteristic of the Mediterranean region.
It came to be called Stockholm ("the isle of the log," Latin Holmia, German Holm); the true explanation of the name is not known.
The commonest geographical terms are: elf, strom, river; sjo, lake; o, island; holm, small island; fjall, mountain, group or range; dal, valley; vik, bay.
Holm, Greek History, iv.; G.
9; Gehlert, De Cleomene (Leipzig, 1883); Holm, History of Greece, iv.
(1847); Holm, Griech.
Skelgill, Dungeon Ghyll; -holm(e) (O.N.
The commonest species of trees are such as grow in central Europe, namely, ash, fir, pine, beech, acacia, maple, birch, box, chestnut, laurel, holm-oak, poplar, elm, lime, yew, elder, willow, oak.
Palermo has been commonly thought to be an original Phoenician settlement of unknown date (though its true Phoenician name is unknown), but Holm (Archivio storio siciliano, 1880, iv.
Modern research and criticism have been applied in Die mittelrilterliche Kunst in Palermo, by Anton Springer (Bonn, 1869); Historische Topographie von Panormus, by Julius Schubring (Lubeck, 1870); Studii di stories palermitana, by Adolf Holm (Palermo, 1880).
Besides these we may mention Torfhildur Holm, one of the few women who have distinguished themselves in Icelandic literature.
Haxey), is hybrid, Ax being the Celtic uisg, water; ey the Anglo-Saxon for island; and holm the Norse word with the same signification.