a collection of people, countries, or groups that combine for a particular purpose, typically mutual protection or cooperation.
the League of Nations
a group of sports clubs that play each other over a period for a championship.
The cloud is kicked up from so many teams scrambling for the league championship.
a class or category of quality or excellence.
the two men were not in the same league
a former measure of distance by land, usually about three miles.
In 1803 Napoleon exiled her to twenty leagues , roughly fifty miles, from Paris.