What is held?

  • (adj): Occupied or in the control of; often used in combination.
    Example: "Enemy-held territory"

Some articles on held:

Fireworks Celebrations Throughout The World - Japanese Fireworks Festivals
... During the summer in Japan, fireworks festivals (花火大会, hanabi taikai?) are held nearly every day someplace in the country, in total numbering more than 200 during August ... Okonomiyaki, Takoyaki, kakigori (shaved ice), and traditionally held festival games, such as Kingyo-sukui, or Goldfish scooping ... The first fireworks festival in Japan was held in 1733 ...
25th Alberta Legislative Assembly
... were elected in the general election held on March 12, 2001 and, with the exception of the three MLAs listed below, held their seats until dissolution of the legislature on October 25, 2004 ... On November 22, 2004, the 26th Alberta general election was held to elect the next legislature ...
1956 Summer Olympics
... as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in 1956, apart from the equestrian events, which were ... Equestrian could not be held in Australia due to quarantine regulations ... This was the second Olympics not to be held entirely in one country, the first being the 1920 Summer Olympics ...
Jehovah's Witnesses Practices - Worship - Assemblies and Conventions
... Assembly Day" and a two-day "Circuit Assembly", held in each circuit worldwide ... These are held either in Assembly Halls owned by Jehovah's Witnesses, or in rented facilities, such as public auditoriums ... Every few years, "International Conventions" are held in selected cities, usually lasting four days (Thursday to Sunday), with visiting delegates from ...
Fireworks - History
... fireworks from market vendors, and grand displays of fireworks were also known to be held ... In 1110, a large fireworks display in a martial demonstration was held to entertain Emperor Huizong of Song (r ... Gong Sheng and startled her during a feast held in her honor by her son Emperor Lizong of Song (r ...

Famous quotes containing the word held:

    A city on whom plenty held full hand,
    For riches strewed herself even in her streets;
    Whose towers bore heads so high they kissed the clouds,
    And strangers ne’er beheld but wondered at.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    There is held to be no surer test of civilisation than the increase per head of the consumption of alcohol and tobacco. Yet alcohol and tobacco are recognisable poisons, so that their consumption has only to be carried far enough to destroy civilisation altogether.
    Havelock Ellis (1859–1939)

    Even he was abashed
    and I laughed
    and held him close
    when he went for the knot
    of my underclothes
    and I’d already untied it.
    Hla Stavhana (c. 50 A.D.)