- a city in N Netherlands.
[freez-luh nd; Dutch frees-lahnt]
- a province in the N Netherlands. 1431 sq. mi. (3705 sq. km). Capital: Leeuwarden.
Also especially British, Frisian.
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Examples from the Web for leeuwarden
One of the first things that I noticed at Leeuwarden was the presence of a new bird.
Not only cattle but also horses are sold in Leeuwarden market.
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.
- a city in the N Netherlands, capital of Friesland province. Pop: 91 000 (2003 est)
- 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
- an area comprising the province of Friesland in the Netherlands along with the regions of East Friesland and North Friesland in Germany