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    Definition:
    League - (n.) 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.
    League - (n.) A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of a league.
    League - (n.) An alliance or combination of two or more nations, parties, or persons, for the accomplishment of a purpose which requires a continued course of action, as for mutual defense, or for furtherance of commercial, religious, or political interests, etc.
    League - (v. i.) To unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support; to confederate.
    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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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Beleaguered - (imp. & p. p.) of Beleaguer
    Beleaguering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beleaguer
    Beleaguer - (v. t.) To surround with an army so as to preclude escape; to besiege; to blockade.
    Beleaguerer - (n.) One who beleaguers.
    Colleague - (n.) A partner or associate in some civil or ecclesiastical office or employment. It is never used of partners in trade or manufactures.
    Colleague - (v.t & i.) To unite or associate with another or with others.
    Colleagueship - (n.) Partnership in office.
    Inleagued - (imp. & p. p.) of Inleague
    Inleague - (v. t.) To ally, or form an alliance witgh; to unite; to combine.
    Inleaguer - (v. t.) To beleaguer.
    Leagued - (imp. & p. p.) of League
    Leaguer - (n.) The camp of a besieging army; a camp in general.
    Leaguer - (n.) A siege or beleaguering.
    Leaguer - (v. t.) To besiege; to beleaguer.
    Leaguerer - (n.) A besieger.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    League - n. 1 people, countries, groups, etc., combining for a particular purpose. 2 agreement to combine in this way. 3 group of sports clubs which compete for a championship. 4 class of contestants etc. v. (-gues, -gued, -guing) (often foll. By together) join in a league. in league allied, conspiring. [latin ligo bind]
    League - n. Hist. Varying measure of distance, usu. About three miles. [latin from celtic]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Colleague - n. Fellow worker, esp. In a profession or business. [latin collega]
    League table - n. List in ranked order of success etc.
    Rugby league - n. Partly professional rugby with teams of 13.

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