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noun as in marshland

noun as in swamp

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One month after the operation, Holm arrived in a ghostly Stanleyville posing as a State Department representative.

“Nobody sent us over there to be sure it was a nice guy,” Holm says.

Shortly after leaving Stanleyville, Richard Holm and a Cuban pilot went down in a fiery plane crash.

“Congo was clearly just a pawn in the global chessboard of West vs. East,” Holm says.

“It is, I think, almost as bad today as the day I crashed,” Holm says of the Congo.

Holm to whippes lasshe; 'the holm used for making handles for whip-lashes.'

Holmgang so called in Norway because the two combatants retired alone to a holm or uninhabited islet to fight.

There was no foam around the Gild-Holm-'Ur; no wave beat against its granite sides.

At the same moment the wide waters round the Gild-Holm-'Ur and the vast gathering twilight closed upon them.

Such was Holm-Peel, as records inform us, till towards the end of the seventeenth century.


On this page you'll find 120 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to holm, such as: bog, glade, bottoms, fen, marsh, and mire.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.