soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork
linden, linden tree, basswood, lime, lime tree(noun)
any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber
Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia, having heart-shaped leaves.
The soft wood of such trees.
made of lime-wood
Origin: From linden. The noun developed from the adjective.
a handsome tree (Tilia Europaea), having cymes of light yellow flowers, and large cordate leaves. The tree is common in Europe
in America, the basswood, or Tilia Americana
Origin: [Orig. an adj. from lind linden tree, AS. lind; akin to D. & G. linde, OHG. linta, Icel., Sw., & Dan. lind. Cf. Lime linden.]
Linden is a city in southeastern Union County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the New York Metropolitan Area, being about 13 miles southwest of Manhattan, and bordering Staten Island, a borough of New York City. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 40,499, reflecting an increase of 1,105 from the 39,394 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,693 from the 36,701 counted in the 1990 Census. Linden was originally formed as a township on March 4, 1861, from portions of Elizabeth, Rahway and Union Township. Portions of the township were taken to form Cranford, Linden Borough and Roselle. Linden was incorporated as a city by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on January 1, 1925, replacing both Linden Township and Linden Borough, based on the results of a referendum held on November 8, 1923.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lin′den, n. the lime-tree. [A.S. linden—lind; cf. Ice. lind, Ger. linde.]
The numerical value of linden in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of linden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is devastating, devastating, the police in Linden are looked at very, very highly. They're very well-respected in our town.
In all four incidents, bees were found near one species of tree, we have no indication that pesticides were used on the linden trees where they were found, but there has been some research suggesting that the bumblebee is not able to process the nectar in these trees.
After becoming aware of the information, we worked with law enforcement, and within our district’s emergency procedures, to ensure the safety of our students and staff, the quick actions of our administrative staff, and law enforcement officials, helped to keep Linden Community Schools out of harm’s way.
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- tellCatalan, Valencian
- Lindenbaum, LindeGerman
- φλαμουριά, φιλύρα, φλαμούριGreek
- pärn, pärnapuu, pärnapuitEstonian
- hárs, hársfaHungarian
- 참외 나무Korean
- LannLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- liepa, liepkoksLatvian
- linde, lindeboom, lindehoutDutch
- липoвина, lipa, lipovina, липаSerbo-Croatian
- tiliad, tiliadabim, tiliadaboadVolapük
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