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el

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[ el ]
/ ɛl /
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noun
Informal. elevated railroad.
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Origin of el

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First recorded in 1905–10; by shortening

Other definitions for el (2 of 5)

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[ el ]
/ ɛl /

noun

Other definitions for el (3 of 5)

el3
[ el ]
/ ɛl /

noun
the letter l.

Other definitions for el (4 of 5)

EL

abbreviation
emotional lability.Also called emotional incontinence .

Other definitions for el (5 of 5)

el.

abbreviation
elevation.
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British Dictionary definitions for el

el
/ (ɛl) /

noun
US informal a shortened form of elevated railway or railroadSee elevated railway
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