Holland (disambiguation)

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Holland is an area within the Netherlands, now split into the provinces of:

Informally (and formerly also formally in sports events), Holland may also be used to represent the whole of the Netherlands.

Holland may also refer to:


Netherlands (historical)[edit]

  • County of Holland, a county in the Holy Roman Empire de facto until 1581, formally until 1795
  • Dutch Republic or Republic of the Seven United Provinces, an independent aristocratic Republic from 1579/1581 until 1795, frequently called simply "Holland" in literature
  • Kingdom of Holland, a French vassal state covering roughly the area of the Netherlands during the Napoleonic era (1806–1810)



United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]




Submarines and ships[edit]

A range of prototype and commissioned submarines were designed and built by, or named for, John Philip Holland. The prototypes were designated using the Roman numerals (I–VI). The Holland VI prototype became the USS Holland (SS-1), the first US Navy submarine. The British Royal Navy submarines based on designs by Holland were designated using the Arabic numerals (1–6).

Prototype submarines[edit]

Commissioned submarines and ships[edit]

  • USS Holland (SS-1) (1900–1913) – in origin, this craft was launched in 1897 as the Holland VI prototype, and was given the USS Holland designation after it was commissioned in 1900 by the US Navy as its first submarine




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