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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
- Look up league
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. League
or The League
(band), an American
rock band The League
, an American
- The Leagues
Cup is an annual
****ociation football competition between clubs
from Major League Soccer
and Liga MX in North
America. It debuted
- independent baseball leagues consisting
the 2021 season, the number
of full-season MLB-affiliated minor leagues
- The Negro leagues
were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams
of African Americans
and, to a lesser
- Professional Football Leagues
(EUPPFL). The name was changed
from European Professional Football Leagues
(EPFL) to European Leagues
- sports leagues
List of professional sports leagues
#Americas List of defunct professional sports leagues Minor League Baseball rosters
"Teams by League
- English Premier League
they make up the top five sports leagues
in the world. In addition, the sports
were all developed...
- Soccer. No professional league
in any of the major
pro sports leagues
in the U.S. or Canada, including
the professional soccer leagues
uses a system...
- List of Professional Leagues
from Ghana under
the Premier League
. The league
into three zones
with a zone in the southern, middle
- Negro Leagues
as 'Major League
'". MLB.com (Press release). Major League
16, 2020. Retrieved
July 4, 2021. "The Negro Leagues
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