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  • 1 League — may refer to: League (unit), obsolete unit of length of an hour s walk, usually equal to three miles Roman league, one of the ancient Roman units of measurement, approximately 1.5 miles Rugby league a full contact football code National Rugby… …

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  • 2 League — (l[=e]g), n. [F. ligue, LL. liga, fr. L. ligare to bind; cf. Sp. liga. Cf. {Ally} a confederate, {Ligature}.] 1. An alliance or combination of two or more nations, parties, organizations, or persons, for the accomplishment of a purpose which… …

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  • 3 League — (l[=e]g), 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.… …

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  • 4 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. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 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. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 league — I. noun Etymology: Middle English leuge, lege, from Late Latin leuga Date: 14th century 1. any of various units of distance from about 2.4 to 4.6 statute miles (3.9 to 7.4 kilometers) 2. a square league II. noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots)… …

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  • 7 League of Nations — (English) Société des Nations (French) Sociedad de Naciones (Spanish) International organization …

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  • 8 League of Women Voters — of the United States Founder(s) Carrie Chapman Catt Type Political advocacy Founded 1920 Location …

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  • 9 League tables of British universities — which rank the performances of universities in the United Kingdom on a number of criteria, have been published every year by The Times newspaper and several other newspapers since the early 1990s. The factors used to assess universities include… …

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  • 10 League of Communists of Croatia — Savez Komunista Hrvatske Leader see full list below …

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  • 11 League of Communists of Macedonia — Sojuz na Komunistite na Makedonija Leader see full list below …

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  • 12 League of Ireland — may refer to:*Football League of Ireland the original association football league in the Republic of Ireland that existed from 1921 until 2006. *FAI League of Ireland the new association football league in the Republic of Ireland that replaced… …

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  • 13 League of Super Evil — Title Card Genre Animation Action Comedy Created by Philippe Ivanusic Va …

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  • 14 League of Armed Neutrality — refers to one of two alliances of minor European naval powers (1780 1783 and 1800 1801), both intended to protect neutral shipping against the British Royal Navy s wartime policy of unlimited search of neutral shipping for French contraband.… …

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  • 15 League of Gentlemen (band) — League of Gentlemen was a late 1970s band featuring guitarist Robert Fripp of King Crimson. Other members included bass guitarist Sara Lee (who later joined Gang of Four, The B 52 s, and Indigo Girls), keyboardist Barry Andrews (formerly of XTC;… …

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  • 16 League Island — was an island in the Delaware River, just upstream from the mouth of the Schuylkill River. League Island is the site of the Philadelphia shipyard that eventually became the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. League Island, now attached to the shore as… …

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  • 17 League for Programming Freedom — (LPF) was founded in 1989 by Richard Stallman to unite free software developers as well as developers of proprietary software to fight against software patents and the extension of the scope of copyright. Their logo is the Statue of Liberty… …

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  • 18 League Park (Toledo) — League Park is a former baseball ground located in Toledo, Ohio, USA. The ground was home to the Toledo Blue Stockings baseball club of the then major American Association from May 14, 1884 to September 23, 1884. The club also played minor league …

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  • 19 League club — is a term used to refer to football clubs that are in one of the top professional leagues of a country. The club itself does not have to be professional and in some of the lower leagues of more minor footballing nations some clubs have become… …

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  • 20 League of Communists of Yugoslavia in Serbia — (Serbian: Савез комуниста Југославије у Србији or Savez komunista Jugoslavije u Srbiji ) is a political party in Serbia. SKJuS was formed following a split from the League of Communists of Yugoslavia (SKJ). The founder of SKJuS was the general… …

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