Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: leeds
IPA transcription: [l'idz]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Leeds
    Meaning: a city on the River Aire in West Yorkshire in northern England; a center of the clothing industry
Usage examples
  • The detection of types is one of the most elementary branches of knowledge to the special expert in crime, though I confess that once when I was very young I confused the Leeds Mercury with the Western Morning News.
  • In the North, however, the same game is called "Piggie." I learn by the newspaper that a young woman at Leeds nearly lost her eye-sight by a blow from one of these piggies or cats, and the magistrates sent the boy who was the cause of it to an industrial school, ordering his father to pay half-a-crown a week for his maintenance.