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 Meanings and Examples of LEAGUE
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league
 n.  a group of members who join together because they have the same interest; association or union
Classic Sentence: (102 in 7 pages)
1  For a league they had to creep from rock to rock, until at length they discovered an extensive plain, bounded by inaccessible mountains.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVII
2  A quarter of a league further on, he arrived at the bottom of a little valley, where there is water which passes beneath an arch made through the embankment of the road.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WHAT IS MET WITH ON THE WAY FROM NIVELLES
3  They formed a front a quarter of a league in extent.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
4  Napoleon three-quarters of a league; Wellington, half a league; seventy-two thousand combatants on each side.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?
5  Waterloo took no part, and lay half a league from the scene of action.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
6  At a quarter of a league from the city.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 20 THE JOURNEY
7  It was time; for they had scarcely sailed half a league, when d'Artagnan saw a flash and heard a detonation.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 20 THE JOURNEY
8  An envoy of the Duke of Buckingham, named Montague, was taken, and proof was obtained of a league between the German Empire, Spain, England, and Lorraine.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 43 THE SIGN OF THE RED DOVECOT
9  This league was directed against France.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 43 THE SIGN OF THE RED DOVECOT
10  If the league which threatened France triumphed, all his influence would be lost.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 43 THE SIGN OF THE RED DOVECOT
11  He immediately ran in the direction of Portsmouth, which he saw at nearly half a league before him, standing out in the haze of the morning, with its houses and towers.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 59 WHAT TOOK PLACE AT PORTSMOUTH AUGUST 23, 1628
12  At the end of three-quarters of a league, within fifty paces of Festubert, a larger bloodstain appeared; the ground was trampled by horses.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 64 THE MAN IN THE RED CLOAK
13  The grandmother lived out in the wood, half a league from the village, and just as Little Red-Cap entered the wood, a wolf met her.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In LITTLE RED-CAP [LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD]
14  'A good quarter of a league farther on in the wood; her house stands under the three large oak-trees, the nut-trees are just below; you surely must know it,' replied Little Red-Cap.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In LITTLE RED-CAP [LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD]
15  The islands of Tiboulen and Lemaire are a league from the Chateau d'If; Dantes, nevertheless, determined to make for them.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
Example Sentence:
1  Once a girl has made it into the major league every detail is mapped out by her agency.
2  Despite yesterday's win, there is clearly no room for complacency if the team want to stay top of the league.
3  The concept of interleague play in major league baseball is certainly intriguing, worthy of serious consideration.
4  They aren't the best team in the league, but they're no pushover , either.
5  He pretended not to know her but in fact they were in league together.
6  For the magazine to be successful, it will have to compete in the big league against leading weekly women's magazines.
7  The league champions quickly disposed of the opposition.
8  They're not in the same league.
9  Our team dropped behind in the league matches when a third of the players went on holiday.
10  We must league together against this threat.
11  The police suspected that the bank clerk was in league with the rubbers.
12  Their clubs failed to reach the quarter finals of the European champion's league, and the national teams was knocked out of the World Cup by south Korea.
13  Every major league pitcher has off days during which he must learn to ignore any catcall and angry hiss from the crowd.
14  The Syrian government, which is under intense scrutiny by Western nations and even the Arab league for human rights atrocities, was quick to clarify that it had no intention of using its massive stockpile of chemical weapons on civilians.
15  Chandler was instrumental in making Jackie Robinson the first black player in the major leagues.