Definition of Hollander in English:



  • A native of the Netherlands.

    ‘Gulliver comes aboard with several men, and decides to speak Dutch, so that he may enter Japan, for Hollanders are the only Europeans permitted to enter the Eastern island.’
    • ‘Who now should henceforth dare to say that one Spanish fighting-man was equal to five or ten Hollanders?’
    • ‘A large crowd of the Hollanders had gathered outside and many were cheering and waving, others watched with blank stares, and some had tears streaming down their face.’
    • ‘There have been five Hollanders to play in the NBA: Hank Beenders, Geert Hammink, Rik Smits, Swen Nater, and Serge Zwikker.’
    • ‘It was built in 1897 and designed by President Paul Kruger's architect, Sytze Wierda, a Hollander, and was at one time the tallest building in town.’



/ˈhäləndər/ /ˈhɑləndər/