liga

liga(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (association)
a. league
La Liga Hanseática la formaron ciudades en el norte de Alemania y comunidades de comerciantes alemanes en el extranjero.The Hanseatic League was formed by towns in northern Germany and German merchant guilds abroad.
2. (sports)
a. league
Veinte equipos juegan en la liga de fútbol española.Twenty teams play in the Spanish football league.
3. (clothing)
a. garter (for stockings)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En muchas bodas, el novio suele lanzar la liga que lleva la novia a los solteros.In many weddings, the groom usually throws the bride's garter at the single men.
b. suspender (for stockings) (United Kingdom)
Ahora se usan poco las ligas porque los calcetines suelen tener elástico.Suspenders are rarely used now because socks tend to have elastic.
4. (thin loop used to bind)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
a. rubber band
Usa ligas para mantener el póster enrollado.Use rubber bands to keep the poster rolled up.
5. (hunting)
a. birdlime
El uso de liga para atrapar pájaros me parece cruel.The use of birdlime to trap birds seems cruel to me.
6. (metal)
a. alloy
La moneda no es de oro puro; está hecho con una liga.The coin isn't pure gold; it's made with an alloy.
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liga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (confederación, agrupación)
a. league
2. (para medias; elástico)
a. garter
3. (colgante)
a. suspender (United Kingdom)
b. garter
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
liga
1 (Política) (Dep) league
2 (faja) suspender; garter; (EEUU)
3 (para sujetar) elastic band
4 (muérdago) mistletoe
5 (sustancia viscosa) birdlime
6 (Centroamérica) (México) (unión) binding
7 (Metal) alloy
8 (And) (amigo) bosom friend
9 (persona) pick-up (muy_familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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