in the place quoted.

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Origin of l.l.

From the Latin word locō laudātō

Definition for l.l. (2 of 3)

Definition for l.l. (3 of 3)


or L.L.

Late Latin.
Low Latin.
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British Dictionary definitions for l.l.


abbreviation for

Late Latin
Low Latin
Lord Lieutenant
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Word Origin and History for l.l.


contraction of Latin legum "of laws, in degrees;" e.g. L.L.D., which stands for Legum Doctor "Doctor of Laws." Plural abbreviations in Latin formed by doubling the letter.

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