Leaguing
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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  • leaguing — lɪːg n. group of people (or parties, countries, etc.) who have joined together for a particular purpose, association, confederation, union, alliance; group of athletic teams; unit of distance v. join together, unite in a league …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leagued — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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)… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • federation — /fed euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of federating or uniting in a league. 2. the formation of a political unity, with a central government, by a number of separate states, each of which retains control of its own internal affairs. 3. a league or… …   Universalium

  • league — league1 /leeg/, n., v., leagued, leaguing. n. 1. a covenant or compact made between persons, parties, states, etc., for the promotion or maintenance of common interests or for mutual assistance or service. 2. the aggregation of persons, parties,… …   Universalium

  • EMIGRANTS, THE —    (Les Emigrés), the members of the French aristocracy and of the partisans of the ancient régime who at the time of the Revolution, after the fall of the Bastille, fled for safety to foreign lands, congregating particularly in Coblenz, where… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • league — {{11}}league (n.1) alliance, mid 15c., ligg, from M.Fr. ligue confederacy, league (15c.), from It. lega, from legare to tie, to bind, from L. ligare to bind (see LIGAMENT (Cf. ligament)). Originally among nations, subsequently extended to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • league — league1 noun 1》 a collection of people, countries, or groups that combine for mutual protection or cooperation. 2》 a group of sports clubs which play each other over a period for a championship. 3》 a class or category of quality or excellence:… …   English new terms dictionary

  • federation — n. 1. Uniting, federating, federation, confederation, leaguing, union, allying, alliance, forming or formation into a confederacy. 2. League, alliance, coalition, union, confederation, confederacy, federacy, combination, copartnership, federal… …   New dictionary of synonyms

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