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Holm Oak; Holm oak (disambiguation)

holm oak         
¦ noun an evergreen oak with dark green glossy leaves. [Quercus ilex.]
Origin
ME: alt. of dialect hollin, from OE holen 'holly'.
holly oak         
OAK TREE SPECIES NATIVE TO THE MEDITERRANEAN
Holly oak; Holmoak; Holly Oak; Holm-oak; Holm or evergreen oak; Q. ilex; Holm oaks; Hollyoak; Holly-oak; Quercus calicina
¦ noun the holm oak or the kermes oak.
Dick Holm         
U.S. INTELLIGENCE OFFICER
Richard L. Holm
Dick Holm, also known as Richard L. Holm, is an American CIA Operations Officer who served under 13 CIA directors and was awarded with the Distinguished Intelligence Medal, the CIA’s highest award.

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Holm oak

Holm oak may refer to:

  • Quercus ilex, tree native to South and Southeast Europe and parts of France
  • Quercus rotundifolia, tree native to the Iberian Peninsula and Northwest Africa
  • Quercus agrifolia, tree native to the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico
Examples of use of holm oak
1. The holm oak, a sturdy Mediterranean species once admired by Virgil for its oil–thick shade, has escaped from the gardens of the Isle of Wight and is rampaging across southern England, threatening to put acres of sunny chalk grassland under black umbrage.