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Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /liːɡ/ * Rhymes: -iːɡ

  • IPA(key): /liːɡ/
  • Rhymes: -iːɡ

Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

Middle English _ligg_, from Middle French _ligue_, from Italian _lega_, from the verb _legare_, from Latin _ligō_ (“to tie”). NOUN LEAGUE (_plural_ LEAGUES) * A group or association of cooperating members. _the LEAGUE of Nations_ * Denham And let there be / 'Twixt us and them no LEAGUE, nor amity. * An organization of sports teams which play against one another for a championship. _My favorite sports organizations are the National Football LEAGUE and the American LEAGUE in baseball._ * (informal) Rugby league. _Are you going to watch the LEAGUE tonight?_ DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS VERB LEAGUE (_third-person singular simple present_ LEAGUES, _present participle_ LEAGUING, _simple past and past participle_ LEAGUED) * To form an association; to unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support. (Can we find and add a quotation of South to this entry?) TRANSLATIONS

Middle English ligg, from Middle French ligue, from Italian lega, from the verb legare, from Latin ligō (to tie).

Noun

league (plural leagues)

  1. A group or association of cooperating members.
    the League of Nations
  2. An organization of sports teams which play against one another for a championship.
    My favorite sports organizations are the National Football League and the American League in baseball.
  3. (informal) Rugby league.
    Are you going to watch the league tonight?
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Verb

league (third-person singular simple present leagues, present participle leaguing, simple past and past participle leagued)

  1. To form an association; to unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of South to this entry?)
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Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Late Latin _leuga_, possibly from Gaulish. NOUN LEAGUE (_plural_ LEAGUES) * (measurement) The distance that a person can walk in one hour, commonly taken to be approximately three English miles (about five kilometers). * M. Le Page Du Pratz, _History of Louisiana_ (PG), p. 47 Seven LEAGUES above the mouth of the river we meet with two other passes, as large as the middle one by which we entered. * A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of a league. TRANSLATIONS

From Late Latin leuga, possibly from Gaulish.

Noun

league (plural leagues)

  1. (measurement) The distance that a person can walk in one hour, commonly taken to be approximately three English miles (about five kilometers).
  2. A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of a league.
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Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - REFERENCES
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* Online Etymology, league * Middle English Dictionary, lege


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