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ID: 300379104
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300379104

 

Record Type: concept
leagues (measurements) (<size/dimension units for distance>, <size/dimensions by unit>, ... Attributes and Properties (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Any of several European units of measurement of distance, usually estimated roughly at about 3 miles but extending from 2.4 to 4.6; often occurring in poetical or rhetorical statements of distance. In English-speaking countries the land league is generally accepted as 3 statute miles.
 
Terms:
leagues (measurements) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
league (measurement) (C,U,English,AD,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  D.DC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Physical Attributes Facet
Physical Attributes Facet
Hierarchy of Attributes and Properties (hierarchy name)
.... Attributes and Properties (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <attributes and properties by specific type>
........ <attributes and properties by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of form attributes
............ form attributes (G)
Hierarchy of size/dimensions
................ size/dimensions (G)
Hierarchy of <size/dimensions by unit>
.................... <size/dimensions by unit> (G)
Hierarchy of <size/dimension units for distance>
........................ <size/dimension units for distance> (G)
Hierarchy of leagues (measurements)
............................ leagues (measurements) (G)

Sources and Contributors:
league (measurement)............  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
leagues (measurements)............  [VP Preferred]
.........................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 8 June 2012
.........................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 8 June 2012
.........................................  Random House Unabridged Dictionary (1993) accessed 8 June 2012
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 8 June 2012
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 8 June 2012

 

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