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[leedz] /lidz/
a city in West Yorkshire, in N England. Unabridged
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  • She had rushed up from Leeds by the first possible train, summoned by Alicia's letter.

    The Testing of Diana Mallory Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The former is engaged in commerce and the latter is the popular member for Leeds.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • These discoveries were made during the time that he was minister at the Mill-hill Chapel, Leeds.

    The Bibliotaph Leon H. Vincent
  • She could not bear to sit there and look at Mrs. Leeds's face.

    Four Days Hetty Hemenway
  • Mr. Dockwrath, as he left Leeds and proceeded to join the bosom of his family, was not discontented with what he had done.

    Orley Farm Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for Leeds


a city in N England, in Leeds unitary authority, West Yorkshire on the River Aire: linked with Liverpool and Goole by canals; a former centre of the clothing industry; two universities (1904, 1992). Pop: 443 247 (2001)
a unitary authority in N England, in West Yorkshire. Pop: 715 200 (2003 est). Area: 562 sq km (217 sq miles)


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