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Definition of Leagues
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 Leagues from wikipedia
- studio album
by The Mountain Goats League
of Legends, a 2009 video
(band), an American
rock band The League
, an American sitcom broadcast
- depth, as 20,000 leagues
(80,000 km) is nearly twice
the cir****ference of the Earth. The greatest depth mentioned
in the book is four leagues
. This is more...
- of Minor League Baseball leagues
in the United
States, Canada, and Mexico. Triple-A leagues
are the highest level
of Minor League
- sports leagues
in the United States
are the highest professional competitions
of team sports
countries. The four leagues
- The Negro leagues
were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams predominantly
made up of African Americans
and, to a lesser
- The 2019 Leagues
Cup is the inaugural edition
Cup, a club competition featuring
from Major League Soccer
and Liga MX in an eight-team...
- King's Cup Leagues Brunei Super League
(1st tier) Brunei Premier League
(2nd tier) Cups Brunei
FA Cup Brunei Super
Cup Leagues Cambodia
- ISBN 0-89950-032-3. 20,000 Leagues Under
the Sea on IMDb 20,000 Leagues Under
the Sea at DBCult
20,000 Leagues Under
the Sea at the TCM Movie...
- as "AFC Champions League
to the United States
and Canada's Major League
Soccer, as well as other professional sports leagues
in Australia, Australia's...
- Annual Report
2017". Nrl.com. National Rugby League
. Retrieved October
19, 2018. "Second-tier football leagues
in Europe ranked
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