from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northern Netherlands northeast of the Ijsselmeer. Chartered in 1435, it was noted for its manufacture of gold and silver articles from the 16th to the 18th century. Population: 92,300.


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  • Leeuwarden is the capital of Friesland, and many artists show their work there.

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  • What is also really cool is that Leeuwarden which is a smallish city already has over 1100 photos added to the

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  • In 2001, Faber moved from Leeuwarden to its current location in Heerenveen.

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  • However, the court in Leeuwarden in the north of Holland ruled that the punishment was too severe and that a written warning would have been more appropriate.

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  • The AFP reports: "The dismissal was too severe a measure," the district court in Leeuwarden in the north of the Netherlands said in a written judgment.

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  • Aede wouldn't be home until the evening, it seemed, and no one knew what Friso was doing -- he had taken the morning surgery so that Or Van Minn en could go to Leeuwarden -- he had presumably gone to his own home.

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  • Aede got reluctantly to his feet after a time and went off, cheerfully enough, back to his hospital in Leeuwarden.

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  • Father has gone to Leeuwarden -- he's anaesthetizing at the hospital today.

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  • Aede didn't ask her where she wanted to go but went straight out of the town towards Leeuwarden, and rather to her surprise, right through it and on to the Groningen road.

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  • "Do you think Friso would take us to Leeuwarden first, before you go?"

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