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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

First Known Use of el

circa 1906

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el

abbreviation

Definition of el

elevation

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