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lea

 (lē, lā) also ley (lā, lē)
n.
A grassland; a meadow.

[Middle English leie, from Old English lēah; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.]

LEA

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Education) Local Education Authority

lea

(liː)
n
1. (Units) 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
2. (Units) a measure of yarn expressed as the length per unit weight, usually the number of leas per pound
[C14: of uncertain origin]

LEA

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Education) Local Education Authority

lea

(li, leɪ)

n.
grassland; meadow.
[before 900; Middle English lege, lei, Old English lēah, c. dial. Dutch loo (as in Waterloo), Old High German lōh, Latin lūcus]

lea.

1. league.
2. leather.

Lea

 a measure of yarn which varies according to type, i.e., worsted [80 yards] or cotton [120 yards], 1399.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lea - a unit of length of thread or yarn
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
yard, pace - a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
2.lea - a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestocklea - a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
common land, commons - a pasture subject to common use
cow pasture - a pasture for cows
grassland - land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life
rural area, country - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"
Translations

lea

[liː] N (poet) → prado m

LEA

[ˌɛliːˈeɪ] n abbr (British) (=local education authority) → académie f autorité locale chargée de l'enseignement

lea

n (poet)Au(e) f (poet), → Wiesengrund m (liter)

LEA

[ˌɛliːˈeɪ] n abbr (Brit) =Local Education AuthorityProvveditorato agli Studi