[ lee for 1; lee-uh for 2 ]
/ li for 1; ˈli ə for 2 /


Homer,1876–1912, U.S. soldier and author: adviser 1911–12 to Sun Yat-sen in China.
a female given name, form of Leah or Lee.


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British Dictionary definitions for homer lea (1 of 3)

/ (liː) /


poetic a meadow or field
land that has been sown with grass seed

Word Origin for lea

Old English lēah; related to German dialect loh thicket

British Dictionary definitions for homer lea (2 of 3)

/ (liː) /


a unit for measuring lengths of yarn, usually taken as 80 yards for wool, 120 yards for cotton and silk, and 300 yards for linen
a measure of yarn expressed as the length per unit weight, usually the number of leas per pound

Word Origin for lea

C14: of uncertain origin

British Dictionary definitions for homer lea (3 of 3)


abbreviation for (in Britain)

Local Education Authority
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