Holyrood

a) A relic believed to be part of the True Cross
b) An area of Edinburgh, the home of the Scottish Parliament

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  • Holyrood — Koordinaten 55° 57′ N, 3° 11′ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Holyrood — Holyrood, KS U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 464 Housing Units (2000): 265 Land area (2000): 0.374665 sq. miles (0.970377 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.374665 sq. miles (0.970377 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Holyrood, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 464 Housing Units (2000): 265 Land area (2000): 0.374665 sq. miles (0.970377 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.374665 sq. miles (0.970377 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Holyrood — Holyrood, das alte königliche Schloß in Edinburg, s.d. 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Holyrood — (spr. hóllĭruhd), d.i. Heiliges Kreuz, der alte Palast der schott. Könige in Edinburgh, benannt nach dem gegenüberliegenden, 1128 gegründeten Kloster H. Abbey …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Holyrood — (Halliruhd), d.h. Heilig Kreuz, der Palast der schott. Könige zu Edinburgh, um 1150 von König David erbaut, 1544 von den Engländern verbrannt, von Jakob V. wiederhergestellt, nach abermal. Verwüstung durch Cromwell 1670 wieder restaurirt; man… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Holyrood — The name Holyrood may refer to:cotland* Holyrood , a metonym for the Scottish Parliament, or the Scottish Parliament Building (because they are in the Holyrood district of Edinburgh) * Holyrood, Edinburgh, one of the areas of Edinburgh (partly… …   Wikipedia

  • Holyrood — Vue d Holyrood en 2004. Holyrood est un quartier d Édimbourg, capitale de l Écosse. Situé immédiatement à l est de la ville, à l extrémité de Royal Mile, Holyrood faisait autrefois partie du burgh de Canongate avant l expansion d Édimbourg en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • HOLYROOD —    an abbey founded at Edinburgh in 1128 by David I., and dedicated in honour of the Holy Cross, a casket of gold shaped like a cross brought to the country by St. Margaret in 1070; a palace was afterwards attached, which became the chief seat of …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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