[ley-y-wahr-duh n] /ˈleɪ üˌwɑr dən/
a city in N Netherlands.
[freez-luh nd; Dutch frees-lahnt] /ˈfriz lənd; Dutch ˈfrisˌlɑnt/
a province in the N Netherlands. 1431 sq. mi. (3705 sq. km).
a city in the N Netherlands, capital of Friesland province. Pop: 91 000 (2003 est)
/ˈfriːzlənd; Dutch ˈfriːslɑnt/
a province of the N Netherlands, on the IJsselmeer and the North Sea: includes four of the West Frisian Islands; flat, with sand dunes and fens (under reclamation), canals, and lakes. Capital: Leeuwarden. Pop: 640 000 (2003 est). Area: 3319 sq km (1294 sq miles) Official and Frisian name Fryslân
an area comprising the province of Friesland in the Netherlands along with the regions of East Friesland and North Friesland in Germany
[lee-werd; Nautical loo-erd] /ˈli wərd; Nautical ˈlu ərd/ adjective 1. pertaining to, situated in, or moving toward the quarter toward which the wind blows (opposed to ). noun 2. the side; the point or quarter toward which the wind blows. adverb 3. toward the . /ˈliːwəd; nautical ˈluːəd/ adjective 1. of, in, or moving to […]
[lee-werd] /ˈli wərd/ plural noun 1. a group of islands in the N Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, extending from Puerto Rico SE to Martinique. /ˈliːwəd/ plural noun 1. a group of islands in the Caribbean, in the N Lesser Antilles between Puerto Rico and Martinique 2. a former British colony in the E […]
noun 1. . noun 1. the wavelike effect, characterized by severe updrafts and downdrafts, that occurs when rapidly flowing air encounters the steep front of a mountain range. noun 1. (meteorol) a stationary wave sometimes formed in an air stream on the leeward side of a hill or mountain range
[lee-wey] /ˈliˌweɪ/ noun 1. extra time, space, materials, or the like, within which to operate; margin: With ten minutes’ leeway we can catch the train. 2. a degree of freedom of action or thought: His instructions gave us plenty of leeway. 3. Also called sag. Nautical. the amount or angle of the drift of a […]