league has definitions from the fields of sport,politics,geography
[ noun ] (sport) an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members



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(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)

`` I think I can do a better job with the glove , now that I know the hitters around the league a_little better '' , he said .

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

Rabb , the former Louisiana_State field_general , came_off the bench for his debut with the Bills Sunday and directed his new team to a 22 - 12 upset victory over the Houston_Oilers , defending league champions .

(The New York Times,...)

The owners would_like each club in the fourteen team league to play a home and home series with teams in its division , plus two games against teams in the other division .

Pete_Rozelle , the league commissioner , pointed_out :

Nine of the league 's teams play in baseball parks and therefore face an early season conflict in dates .

[ noun ] (politics,geography) an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action

Used in print

(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)

Mrs._Hewlitt led the birthcontrol league , Mrs._Ryerson was arthritis , and way in the distance could be seen the slate_roof of Ethel_Littleton 's house , a roof that signified gout .

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union five_nations

[ verb ] unite to form a league

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(Charles Glicksberg, "Sex in Contemporary Literature"...)

They feel they are leagued against a hostile , persecutory world , faced with the concerted malevolent opposition of squares and their hirelings , the police .

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[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 14850
[ noun ] an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)

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linear_unit mile