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el

noun \ ˈel \

Definition of el

: the letter l

First Known Use of el

14th century

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el

noun, often capitalized

Definition of el

: an urban railway that operates chiefly on an elevated structure; also : a train belonging to such a railway
  • The big stores. State Street. The el took you downtown in no time.
  • —Edna Ferber

First Known Use of el

circa 1906

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el

abbreviation

Definition of el

elevation

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