from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A borough of north-central England northeast of Manchester. Incorporated in 1626, it is a major commercial, transportation, communications, and industrial center. Population: 443,000.
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- proper n. A city in West Yorkshire, England.
- proper n. A village in Kent, the site of Leeds Castle.
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- n. a city on the River Aire in West Yorkshire in northern England; a center of the clothing industry
Old English Leodis (a Celtic kingdom), from Brythonic Lādenses ("people living by the fast-flowing river"). (Wiktionary)
Old English Hledes, probably from a stream-name. (Wiktionary)