major league

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major league

n.
1. Either of the two principal groups of professional baseball teams in the United States.
2. A league of principal importance in other professional sports, such as basketball, football, or ice hockey.

major league

n
(General Sporting Terms) US and Canadian a league of highest classification in baseball, football, hockey, etc

ma′jor league′


n.
1. either of the two main professional baseball leagues in the U.S.
2. a league of like stature in other sports.
[1880–85, Amer.]
ma′jor-league′, adj.
ma′jor-lea′guer, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.major league - the most important league in any sport (especially baseball)major league - the most important league in any sport (especially baseball)
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
major-league club, major-league team - a team that plays in a major league
league, conference - an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members