Pronunciation: (lin'dun),[key] —n. 1. any tree of the genus Tilia, as T. americana(American linden) or T. europaea(European linden), having fragrant yellowish-white flowers and heart-shaped leaves, grown as an ornamental or shade tree. Cf. linden family. 2. the soft, light, white wood of any of these trees, used for making furniture and in the construction of houses, boxes, etc.
Pronunciation: (lin'dun),[key] —n. a city in NE New Jersey, near Newark. 37,836.