An alliance or combination of two or more nations, parties, organizations, 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.
An association of sports teams that establishes rules of play, decides questions of membership in the league, and organizes matches between the member teams. In some cases a sports league is called a conference, as in the National Football Conference.
The organization of teams including specific rules of competition.
A collection of teams competing with a fixed schedule. For youth soccer in Massachusetts, the state is organized into approximately 25 recognized, competitive leagues. Most leagues are geographically organized, and players on competing teams must live within predetermined boundaries or towns.
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.
A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of a league.
Unit of area used in the southwest U.S., equal to 25 labors, or 4428 acres (Texas), or 4439 acres (California). Also, a unit of length-- approximately three miles.
Distance of 3 (nautical) miles.
A version of rugby played normally with 13 players under different laws than Rugby Union. The two codes deviated over professionalism and are usually contentious towards each other.
A version of rugby with 13 players and different rules than are used in rugby union.
a version of rugby played normally with 13 players under different laws to Rugby Union. The split came back in the mists of time over whether the sport should go professional. League is played more in the North of England, Union in the South. Professionalism in League meant greater levels of fitness and athleticism that are only now being levelled
A casual event, often held in local trading card game retail stores or community centers, where the Pokémon TCG is played. Results for playing in these events do not count toward a player's rating or ranking in the Pokémon Organized Play system. Most League events are organized and operated by third parties independent from Pokémon USA, Inc.
a group of four leading European universities specializing in science and technology
an unincorporated association and therefore, under English law, any duly authorised member of an unincorporated association is capable of taking the proceedings on behalf of the Group
a sub-group of an etopps tournament
A system where Players are awarded points for finishing with a placing in a Single Table Tournament. There are three League types.
To unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support; to confederate.
To join in a league; to cause to combine for a joint purpose; to combine; to unite; as, common interests will league heterogeneous elements.
unite to form a league