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Definition of League
LeagueLeague League, n. [Cf. OE. legue, lieue, a measure of length,
F. lieue, Pr. lega, legua, It. & LL. lega, Sp. legua, Pg.
legoa, legua; all fr. LL. leuca, of Celtic origin: cf. Arm.
leo, lev (perh. from French), Ir. leige (perh. from English);
also Ir. & Gael. leac a flag, a broad, flat stone, W. llech,
-- such stones having perh. served as a sort of milestone
1. A measure of length or distance, varying in different
countries from about 2.4 to 4.6 English statute miles of
5.280 feet each, and used (as a land measure) chiefly on
the continent of Europe, and in the Spanish parts of
America. The marine league of England and the United
States is equal to three marine, or geographical, miles of
6080 feet each.
Note: The English land league is equal to three English
statute miles. The Spanish and French leagues vary in
each country according to usage and the kind of
measurement to which they are applied. The Dutch and
German leagues contain about four geographical miles,
or about 4.6 English statute miles.
2. A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of
a league. [Obs.] LeagueLeague League, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Leagued; p. pr. & vb. n.
Leaguing.] [Cf. F. se liguer. See 2d League.]
To unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual
support; to confederate. --South.
League League, v. t.
To join in a league; to cause to combine for a joint purpose;
to combine; to unite; as, common interests will league
Meaning of League from wikipedia
to as just "league
" National Rugby League
, premier Australasian league Super League
, premier European league Sports league
- The Premier League
to as the English Premier League
England) is the top level
of the English football league
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is the 64th season
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- The A-League
is a professional
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run by Football Federation Australia
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, or simply
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, currently known
as the Evo-Stik League South under
of a sponsorship agreement
Ltd, is a men's football
- The American League
of Professional Baseball
Clubs, or simply
the American League
(AL), is one of two leagues
that make up Major League Baseball
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