[lee for 1; lee-uh for 2] /li for 1; ˈli ə for 2/
Homer, 1876–1912, U.S. soldier and author: adviser 1911–12 to Sun Yat-sen in China.
a female given name, form of or .
(poetic) a meadow or field
land that has been sown with grass seed
a unit for measuring lengths of yarn, usually taken as 80 yards for wool, 120 yards for cotton and silk, and 300 yards for linen
a measure of yarn expressed as the length per unit weight, usually the number of leas per pound
abbreviation (in Britain)
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Old English leah “open field, meadow, piece of untilled ground,” earlier læch, recorded in place names, from Proto-Germanic *laukhaz (cf. Old High German loh “cluster of bushes,” and probably also Flemish -loo, which forms the second element in Waterloo), from PIE *louquo- (cf. Sanskrit lokah “open space,” Latin lucus “grove,” Lithuanian laukas “open field”), perhaps from or related to *leuk- “to shine, be bright” (see light (n.)).
[hohm-room, -roo m] /ˈhoʊmˌrum, -ˌrʊm/ noun 1. a classroom in which pupils in the same grade or division of a grade meet at certain times under the supervision of a teacher, who takes attendance and administers other school business. 2. (in an elementary school) the classroom in which pupils in the same grade or division […]
noun 1. (in touch typing) the row on a typewriter or computer keyboard that contains the keys (home keys) to which four fingers of each hand return as a base, on a QWERTY keyboard being A, S, D, and F for the left hand and J, K, L, and the semicolon for the right.
noun 1. self-government in local matters by a city, province, state, colony, or the like. noun 1. self-government, esp in domestic affairs 2. (US, government) the partial autonomy of cities and (in some states) counties, under which they manage their own affairs, with their own charters, etc, within the limits set by the state constitution […]
- Home row keys