Meaning of “holly” in the English Dictionary

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"holly" in British English

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hollynoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈhɒl.i/ us /ˈhɑː.li/

a small evergreen tree (= one that never loses its leaves) with shiny, sharp leaves and small, round, red fruit. Holly is often used as a Christmas decoration in Europe and North America.

(Definition of “holly” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"holly" in American English

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hollynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈhɑl·i/

(Definition of “holly” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)