- the usual US and Canadian name for Friesian1
Holstein2 (German ˈhɔlʃtain)
- a region of N Germany, in S Schleswig-Holstein: in early times a German duchy of Saxony;
became a duchy of Denmark in 1474; finally incorporated into Prussia in 1866
Example Sentences Including 'Holstein'
A sick Alberta-born Holstein was discovered on a farm in Mabton, Wash., last December.
Fifty years later the newly appointed Prussian Chancellor Bismarck annexed the southern provinces of Schleswig and Holstein.
IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)
October, 2001: Holstein at centre of BSE scare in the United States purchased by farm in Mabton, Wash., southeast of Yakima.
Globe and Mail (2003)
One of his proudest moments there was winning both the Ayrshire and Holstein championships with animals he had bred on his own farm.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
TOP Irish showjumper Eric Holstein was fined £350 yesterday for driving on the M4 at 115mph.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
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