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John of Leyden

noun
1.
(Jan Beuckelszoon or Bockhold) 1509–36, Dutch Anabaptist.

Leyden

[lahyd-n] /ˈlaɪd n/
noun
2.
John of, John of Leyden.
3.
4.
a Dutch cheese similar to Edam, often flavored with caraway seeds, cumin, cinnamon, or cloves.
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John of Leyden

/ˈlaɪdən/
noun
1.
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

Leyden1

/ˈlaɪdən; Dutch ˈlɛidə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Leiden

Leyden2

/ˈlaɪdən/
noun
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