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Letts \Letts\ (l[e^]ts), n. pl.; sing. Lett (l[e^]t). (Ethnol.) An Indo-European people, allied to the Lithuanians and Old Prussians, and inhabiting a part of the Baltic provinces of Russia.

Letts, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
Population (2000): 392
Housing Units (2000): 151
Land area (2000): 0.554986 sq. miles (1.437406 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.554986 sq. miles (1.437406 sq. km)
FIPS code: 44715
Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
Location: 41.329049 N, 91.236356 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 52754
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Letts, IA

Letts may refer to the following people:

  • Arthur Letts, English-born millionaire developer of Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California
  • Barry Letts (born 1925), British actor, television director and producer
  • David Vanian (born David Letts, 1956), English punk rock musician
  • Don Letts (born 1956), British film director and musician
  • Goff Letts, Australian politician, as in the First Letts Executive
  • John Letts (publisher) (1929–2006), English publisher
  • Quentin Letts (born 1963), British journalist
  • Tracy Letts (born 1965), American playwright and actor
  • Winifred Mary Letts (1882–1972), English-born writer, with Irish connections

Letts may also refer to:

  • Letts, known also as Latvians, the indigenous people of Latvia
  • Letts nitrile synthesis, chemical reaction
  • Letts Filofax Group Ltd, British stationery manufacturer and publisher, best known for diaries and Filofax
  • Letts and Lonsdale, British educational publisher
  • Letts, Indiana, United States
  • Letts, Iowa, United States

Usage examples of "letts".

There were about ten thousand of them, fighting men from every corner of Europe — swarthy Letts, pixie-haired Poles, mustached Germans, Italians with rings in their ears, Frenchmen with marcelled hair, Scotsmen with tufted eyebrows.

The Letts are especially skilled in building windmills and water mills.