John of Leyden


noun

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

Leyden

[ lahyd-n ]
/ ˈlaɪd n /

noun

John of. John of Leyden.
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

/ (ˈlaɪdən) /

noun

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

Leyden

1
/ (ˈlaɪdən, Dutch ˈlɛidə) /

noun

a variant spelling of Leiden

Leyden

2
/ (ˈlaɪdən) /

noun

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