Leyden

[lahyd-n]

Leiden

or Ley·den

[lahyd-n]
noun
  1. a city in W Netherlands.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for leyden

Contemporary Examples of leyden

  • "[The group is] a creative place to understand one another," Leyden said.

    The Daily Beast logo
    The War Hits Facebook

    Ethan Perlson, Benjamin Sarlin

    December 31, 2008

Historical Examples of leyden

  • The first relates to the exact period of his residence at Leyden University.

  • He is a little man, born at Leyden in Holland; he was at Antwerp.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • I loved Mayken Floriszoon, who died at Leyden, the day after help came.

    Clare Avery

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • In 1740, at Leyden, was discovered the jar which bears that name.

  • But the last exclamation escaped him like the discharge from a Leyden jar.


British Dictionary definitions for leyden

Leyden

1
noun
  1. a variant spelling of Leiden

Leyden

2

Leiden

Leyden

noun
  1. a city in the W Netherlands, in South Holland province: residence of the Pilgrim Fathers for 11 years before they sailed for America in 1620; university (1575). Pop: 118 000 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012