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[el] /ɛl/
noun
1.
Informal. elevated railroad.
Origin
by shortening

el2

[el] /ɛl/
noun
1.
ell1 .

el3

[el] /ɛl/
noun
1.
the letter l.

el.

1.
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  • The expressionists focused on the expressive distortions of el greco.
British Dictionary definitions for el

el

/ɛl/
noun
1.
(US, informal) a shortened form of elevated railway or railroad See elevated railway
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Word Origin and History for el
n.

American English abbreviation of elevated railroad, first recorded 1906 in O. Henry.

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Related Abbreviations for el

el

  1. elevated railroad
  2. Greek

EL

  1. electroluminescent
  2. exposure level

el.

elevation
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