Meaning of HOLDING in English
hold ‧ ing W3 /ˈhəʊldɪŋ $ ˈhoʊl-/ BrE AmE noun [countable]
[ Word Family: noun : ↑ hold , ↑ holder , ↑ holding ; verb : ↑ hold ]
something which a person owns, especially land or ↑ share s in a company
The government has decided to sell its 21% holding in the firm.
land/property/currency etc holding
companies with large property holdings
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012