John of Leyden

John of Leyden

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

[lahyd-n]
noun
2.
John of, John of Leyden.
4.
a Dutch cheese similar to Edam, often flavored with caraway seeds, cumin, cinnamon, or cloves.
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John of Leyden (ˈlaɪdən)
 
n
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)
 
n
a variant spelling of Leiden

Leyden2 (ˈlaɪdən)
 
n
See Lucas van Leyden

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