Definition of Football league

1. Noun. A league of football teams.

Member holonyms: Eleven, Football Team
Generic synonyms: Conference, League



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Football League

foot up
foot yaws
footage
footages
footbag
footbags
football
football calf
football coach
football field
football fields
football game
football helmet
football hero
football league (current term)
football minute
football minutes
football official
football play
football player
football players
football pool
football pools
football score
football season
football sign
football stadium
football team
football tee

Literary usage of Football league

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... football league, a combination of professional clubs of the north and midlands of England, was formed; and a new scheme was inaugurated for the playing ..."

2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"2 INTER-LEAGUE MATCHES t. 31 Norwich. football league 3; Irish League iv ... football league 3; Italian League z. ir. 18 Dublin. League of Ireland i; ..."

3. Aviation in Canada, 1917-1918: Being a Brief Account of the Work of the by Alan Sullivan (1919)
"A representative RFC team was enrolled in the Ontario Provincial football league, and inter-unit teams were also selected. A very successful eleven was ..."

4. Athletics at Princeton: A History by Frank Presbrey, James Hugh Moffatt (1901)
"The withdrawal of Harvard from the Intercollegiate football league was due to the fact that the intense competition within the League had led to ..."

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