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[leedz] /lidz/
a city in West Yorkshire, in N England. Unabridged
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  • She had rushed up from Leeds by the first possible train, summoned by Alicia's letter.

    The Testing of Diana Mallory Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Did you, Miriam panted, when you said what you did to Mr. Leeds?

  • These discoveries were made during the time that he was minister at the Mill-hill Chapel, Leeds.

    The Bibliotaph Leon H. Vincent
  • My father is quite satisfied, and so are the best part of my Leeds friends.

    Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay George Otto Trevelyan
  • Mr. Dockwrath, as he left Leeds and proceeded to join the bosom of his family, was not discontented with what he had done.

    Orley Farm Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for Leeds


a city in N England, in Leeds unitary authority, West Yorkshire on the River Aire: linked with Liverpool and Goole by canals; a former centre of the clothing industry; two universities (1904, 1992). Pop: 443 247 (2001)
a unitary authority in N England, in West Yorkshire. Pop: 715 200 (2003 est). Area: 562 sq km (217 sq miles)


1st Duke of. See (1st Earl of) Danby
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