from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The letter l.
- n. Informal An elevated railway.
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- n. The name of the Latin script letter L/l.
- n. An elevated train, especially for specific systems such as the metro in Chicago.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of ell.
- n. See ell.
- n. An assimilated form of en- before l, as in el-lipse.
- n. A suffix of Anglo-Saxon origin, forming nouns, originally denoting the agent, from verbs, as in runnel: in modern English, except after n, usually written -le, as in bead-le, beet-le, beet-le, etc. See -le.
- n. A suffix originally and still more or less diminutive in force, sometimes of Teutonic origin, as in hatch-el (= hack-le, heck-le), but usually of Latin origin, as in chap-el, cup-el, tunn-el, etc.
- n. A suffix of various origin, chiefly Latin. as in chatt-el, chann-el, kenn-el, etc. (where it represents Latin -alis, E. -al), fenn-el, funn-el, etc. See these words.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
- n. angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
Lo interesante viene aquí: el Baktun actual comenzó en 1618 y terminará ... ¡el 21 de diciembre de 2012!
"_El rafyk som el taryk_" (companionship makes secure roads) by saying, "_el taryk som el rafyk_" (good roads increase passenger traffic).
: "Y asi como suele decirse _el gato al rato, et rato á la cuerda, la cuerda al palo_, daba el arriero á Sancho, Sancho
Latin Grammy winner Diego Jimenez Ramon Salazar—better known by his nickname el Cigala literally, the shrimp—today begins a tour in which will wind its way from La Coruña, Spain, through Mexico and Portugal, before ending in Tenerife in November.
As a politician and a general he could look back on no great achievements, since the progress of the Reconquista had proved troublesome during his reign and court intrigues eventually cost him his throne, yet as a patron of the sciences and arts he won the title el Sabio the Wise, by which he is remembered in history.
Only in Spain has the term el siglo de oro become completely established.
Unusual heating in the Pacific waters which we refer to as el Nino.
During that time, Ross has seen the city - which he calls el monstruo, or monster - become a sprawling, chaotic, toxic and crime-ridden tangle.
Spanish firms are also positioning themselves to benefit from what they call el Plan Obama.
The Indians said that they inherited these stones, which cure the nephritic colic and epilepsy, from their fathers, who received them from the women without husbands.] [* The term el dorado, which signifies the gilded, was not originally the name of the country.