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John of Leyden

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noun
  1. Jan Beuckelszoon or Bockhold, 1509–36, Dutch Anabaptist.

Leyden

[lahyd-n]
noun
  1. Lucas van Leyden.
  2. John of. John of Leyden.
  3. Leiden.
  4. a Dutch cheese similar to Edam, often flavored with caraway seeds, cumin, cinnamon, or cloves.
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British Dictionary definitions for john of leyden

John of Leyden

noun
  1. original name Jan Bockelson. ?1509–36, Dutch Anabaptist leader. He established a theocracy in Münster (1534) but was tortured to death after the city was recaptured (1535) by its prince bishop

Leyden1

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Leiden

Leyden2

noun
  1. See Lucas van Leyden
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