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