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Leeuwarden

[ley-y-wahr-duh n]
noun
  1. a city in N Netherlands.
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Friesland

[freez-luh nd; Dutch frees-lahnt]
noun
  1. a province in the N Netherlands. 1431 sq. mi. (3705 sq. km). Capital: Leeuwarden.
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Also especially British, Frisian.
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Examples from the Web for leeuwarden

Historical Examples

  • Not only cattle but also horses are sold in Leeuwarden market.

    A Wanderer in Holland

    E. V. Lucas

  • One of the first things that I noticed at Leeuwarden was the presence of a new bird.

  • At Leeuwarden, therefore, it was for me to do something desperate when desperate need arose.

  • And in the other bundle were two black shawls, like those I had seen several girls of Leeuwarden wearing.

  • "Oh, the nice man we met at Amsterdam, and again at Leeuwarden, when we—we—" She blushed at the recollection.


British Dictionary definitions for leeuwarden

Leeuwarden

noun
  1. a city in the N Netherlands, capital of Friesland province. Pop: 91 000 (2003 est)
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Friesland

noun
  1. a province of the N Netherlands, on the IJsselmeer and the North Sea: includes four of the West Frisian Islands; flat, with sand dunes and fens (under reclamation), canals, and lakes. Capital: Leeuwarden. Pop: 640 000 (2003 est). Area: 3319 sq km (1294 sq miles)Official and Frisian name: Fryslân
  2. an area comprising the province of Friesland in the Netherlands along with the regions of East Friesland and North Friesland in Germany
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