Definition of xi
: the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet — see alphabet table
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PREGAME FC Cincinnati manager Alan Koch is rolling with the 3-5-2 formation again, and has made three changes to his starting XI.
The starting XI in both finals reads like a who's who of footballing legends, though that side wouldn't remain together for much longer.
XI: Best use of Bitmoji The Colorado Rapids busted out of their slump in a big way on Saturday, beating the San Jose Earthquakes 3–0 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
Final Fantasy XI: Vanadiel Collection 2 (Nov. 12, 360, PS2, PC)
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Origin and Etymology of xi
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of Xi
river 300 miles (483 kilometers) long in Guangxi Zhuangzu and Guangdong, southeastern China, flowing east into the South China Sea
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