Definition for word league.

League 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 (cf. Cromlech).] 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.], League 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 heterogeneous elements.

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- and is the top professional association football league in japan it is one of the most successful leagues in asian club football and the
- the s.league is the top men's professional association football league in singapore . the league was launched in 1996. it has 12 clubs.
- the k league (korea professional football league) is south korea 's professional association football league including first division k
- the malaysian super league (liga super malaysia) is a malaysia n professional league for association football state teams and clubs.
- league may refer to: league (unit), obsolete unit of length of an hour's walk. rugby league , full contact football code. rugby league ,
- the football league is a league competition featuring men's professional association football clubs from england and wales .
- the premier league is an english professional league for men's association football clubs. at the top of the english football league
- the national football league (nfl) is a professional american football league composed of 32 teams divided equally between the national
- rugby league football usually called rugby league is a full contact sport played by two teams of thirteen-- players on a rectangular field
- the english football league system, also known as the football pyramid, is a series of interconnected leagues for men's association

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