Holm (island)

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This page is a set index; for other uses of the term, see Holm (disambiguation)

There are numerous islands containing the word Holm, especially in Scotland. In many cases the name is derived from the Old Norse holmr, meaning "a small and rounded islet". These include:

Scotland[edit]

Orkney[edit]

Shetland[edit]

Skye[edit]

Other countries[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Faroe Islands[edit]

Germany[edit]

Sweden[edit]

South Georgia[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

Northern Ireland[edit]

  • Ballynahinch (from Irish Baile na hInse, meaning "town of the holm") in County Down

Wales[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004) The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh. Canongate. ISBN 1-84195-454-3