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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges;

2. United States rock star (1936-1959);
[syn: Holly, Buddy Holly, Charles Hardin Holley]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Holly \Hol"ly\ (h[=o]l"l[y^]), adv. Wholly. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Holly \Hol"ly\ (h[o^]l"l[y^]), n. [OE holi, holin, AS. holen, holegn; akin to D. & G. hulst, OHG. huls hulis, W. celyn, Armor. kelen, Gael. cuilionn, Ir. cuileann. Cf. 1st Holm, Hulver.] 1. (Bot.) A tree or shrub of the genus Ilex. The European species (Ilex Aquifolium) is best known, having glossy green leaves, with a spiny, waved edge, and bearing berries that turn red or yellow about Michaelmas. [1913 Webster] Note: The holly is much used to adorn churches and houses, at Christmas time, and hence is associated with scenes of good will and rejoicing. It is an evergreen tree, and has a finegrained, heavy, white wood. Its bark is used as a febrifuge, and the berries are violently purgative and emetic. The American holly is the Ilex opaca, and is found along the coast of the United States, from Maine southward. --Gray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The holm oak. See 1st Holm. [1913 Webster] Holly-leaved oak (Bot.), the black scrub oak. See Scrub oak. Holly rose (Bot.), a West Indian shrub, with showy, yellow flowers (Turnera ulmifolia). Sea holly (Bot.), a species of Eryngium. See Eryngium. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Holm \Holm\ (h[=o]m; 277), n. [OE., prob. from AS. holen holly; as the holly is also called holm. See Holly.] (Bot.) A common evergreen oak, of Europe (Quercus Ilex); -- called also ilex, and holly. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

holly n 1: any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges 2: United States rock star (1936-1959) [syn: Holly, Buddy Holly, Charles Hardin Holley]
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Holly, CO -- U.S. town in Colorado Population (2000): 1048 Housing Units (2000): 449 Land area (2000): 0.754751 sq. miles (1.954797 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.754751 sq. miles (1.954797 sq. km) FIPS code: 37215 Located within: Colorado (CO), FIPS 08 Location: 38.054520 N, 102.125398 W ZIP Codes (1990): 81047 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Holly, CO Holly
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Holly, MI -- U.S. village in Michigan Population (2000): 6135 Housing Units (2000): 2509 Land area (2000): 2.782797 sq. miles (7.207410 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.291550 sq. miles (0.755112 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.074347 sq. miles (7.962522 sq. km) FIPS code: 38700 Located within: Michigan (MI), FIPS 26 Location: 42.797317 N, 83.623496 W ZIP Codes (1990): 48442 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Holly, MI Holly