lin·den / ˈlindən/ • n. a deciduous tree with heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellowish blossoms, native to north temperate regions. The pale soft timber is used for carving and furniture. See also basswood. • Genus Tilia, family Tiliaceae: many species, including the American linden (T. americana) and the European linden (T. europaea).
Lin·den / ˈlindən/ an industrial city in northeastern New Jersey, south of Elizabeth, noted for its oil refineries; pop. 36,701.