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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

Definition for el (2 of 4)

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[ el ]
/ ɛl /

noun

Definition for el (3 of 4)

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[ el ]
/ ɛl /

noun

the letter l.

Definition for el (4 of 4)

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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