[les-ter-sheer, -sher] /ˈlɛs tərˌʃɪər, -ʃər/
a county in central England. 986 sq. mi. (2555 sq. km).
a county of central England: absorbed the small historical county of Rutland in 1974; Rutland and Leicester city became independent unitary authorities in 1997: largely agricultural. Administrative centre: Leicester. Pop (excluding Leicester city): 619 200 (2003 est). Area (excluding Leicester city): 2084 sq km (804 sq miles) Shortened form Leicester, Leics
/ˈlaɪkˌhɑːt; German ˈlaiçhart/ noun 1. Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig (ˈfriːdrɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈluːtvɪç). 1813–48, Australian explorer, born in Prussia. He disappeared during an attempt to cross Australia from East to West
[ley-joh] /ˈleɪˈdʒoʊ/ noun, Wade-Giles. 1. . [ley-joh] /ˈleɪˈdʒoʊ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a peninsula of SW Guangdong province, in SE China, between the South China Sea and the Gulf of Tonkin. About 75 miles (120 km) long; about 30 miles (48 km) wide.
abbreviation 1. Leicestershire
[lahyd-n] /ˈlaɪd n/ noun 1. a city in W Netherlands. /ˈlaɪdən; Dutch ˈlɛidə/ noun 1. a city in the W Netherlands, in South Holland province: residence of the Pilgrim Fathers for 11 years before they sailed for America in 1620; university (1575). Pop: 118 000 (2003 est)