- a major league: He played in both leagues, with four different teams, but he’ll always be remembered most as a Cincinnati Red.
- a minor league: During her tenure as general manager of the league in Florida, eight of her players were promoted to the majors.
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How to use league in a sentence
Further, unlike leagues in Japan, South Korea or Mexico, there are no foreign players.Is Major League Baseball Ready For Cuba’s Players?|Ben Jacobs|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zellweger won her first Oscar nomination, and almost overnight was thrown into the big leagues.Reconsidering Renée Zellweger: Forever a Hollywood-Pretty Character Actress|Teo Bugbee|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Amanda Hess at Slate criticized attempts at comparing Solo and Rice and the responses of their two different sports leagues.Should Twitter Suspend LGBT Engineer Accused Of Raping Her Wife?|Emily Shire|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And just as the NBA and WNBA continue to develop as open-minded sports leagues, Bosh plans to develop even further as a designer.Miami’s Chris Bosh Goes High Fashion|Justin Jones|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Total Slaughter is only one of several battle rap leagues vying for national prominence.America’s Poets: Battle Rap Gets Real|Rich Goldstein|July 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is about three leagues wide and is forty-four and one half degrees from the Equator.
This Isthmus has a circuit of fully five hundred leagues and is occupied by the Soriquois tribe.
An eruption of mount tna, which extended its ravages four leagues around, and buried several persons alive.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Every thicket will have its troop; every finger, for a hundred leagues round, will be on the trigger.
He had laid in huge supplies, and built a bridge of wood two leagues long joining Haarburg and Hamburg.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
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British Dictionary definitions for league (2 of 2)
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Other Idioms and Phrases with league
see big league; in league with; in the same league.