League of Nations

Definitions

  • Reading the Draft Covenant for the League of Nations--Paris
    Reading the Draft Covenant for the League of Nations--Paris
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n League of Nations an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations; although suggested by Woodrow Wilson, the United States never joined and it remained powerless; it was dissolved in 1946 after the United Nations was formed
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Usage

In literature:

Secretary of the National League on Urban Conditions Among Negroes.
"The Negro at Work in New York City" by George Edmund Haynes
To remedy this defect is one of the purposes of a League of Nations.
"A History of Sea Power" by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
Strange, strange, that I, a white man of unmixed blood, should stand in League-Council for the noblest clan of the Oneida nation!
"The Reckoning" by Robert W. Chambers
The League of Nations is a faint and far-away evidence of this solidarity.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
So, Grier, honestly I never saw such pitching outside of the national leagues.
"Radio Boys Loyalty" by Wayne Whipple
The room number 351 belonged to the suite occupied by Colonel House and it was really the birth chamber of the League of Nations.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
National League of Women Workers, 25 cents.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
The Migration of a Race, 1916-1917, Annual Report of National League on Urban Conditions among Negroes.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
And Congress just talking about the League of Nations!
"Highacres" by Jane Abbott
THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF WOMEN WORKERS was organized April 29, 1897, in the interest of working women and their clubs.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
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In news:

New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey delivers against the Miami Marlins during the first inning of their MLB National League baseball.
Dickey was listed first on 27 of 32 National League ballots to win the Cy Young award.
Super Bowl contenders have started to emerge from the pack with a handful of teams poised to clinch playoff spots this weekend as the National Football League's (NFL) regular season enters the home stretch.
The New York Mets continue to contemplate trading R.A. Dickey , and a potential deal could unfold in the hometown of this year's National League Cy Young Award winner.
The National Hockey League lockout, in the simplest of terms, is a fight between players and owners over revenue and how to split up a $3.3-billion pie.
The nearly seven-hour deposition on Nov 5 of National Football League senior labor litigation counsel Lawrence Ferazani Jr was made public Friday.
The Oakland Athletics' Bob Melvin edged Baltimore's Buck Showalter for the American League Manager of the Year Award when the Baseball Writers' Association of America released its vote tally on national television on Tuesday afternoon.
Cheryl Bailey, the former general manager of the US women's national team program, has been named the executive director for the new women's soccer league that US Soccer will launch in the spring of 2013.
Some of the prettiest catwalk stars in the Midwest will appear Saturday and Sunday in the Great Lakes Friends of Felines National Feline League Cat Show at the Cudahy Kennel Club, 3820 S Pennsylvania Ave, South Milwaukee.
In 2007 she was inducted as one of the first 41 Fellows in the National League for Nursing's Academy of Nursing Education.
The National League of Cities has chosen to recognize Flagstaff for its achievements in climate and weather preparedness.
NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Miller was a bruising fullback out of the University of Colorado who never quite made it to the National Football League.
NEW YORK — Keith Miller was a bruising fullback out of the University of Colorado who never quite made it to the National Football League.
The Milwaukee Brewers got the best of that pitching matchup in Games 1 and 5 of the National League Division Series last year, and it happened again Friday.
Matt Carpenter of the St Louis Cardinals reacts after scoring in the fifth inning on a hit by Matt Holliday against the San Francisco Giants in Thursday's Game 4 of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium in St Louis, Miss.
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In science:

Because this national facility could also serve the needs of dark matter and nucleon decay experiments, it is important to involve col leagues from particle and astrophysics.
Nuclear Physics Neutrino PreTown Meeting: Summary and Recommendations
Richard Gott received Princeton’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, as well as the highest award of the Astronomical League, the national association of amateur astronomers.
Princeton University Observatory Annual Report, 1997-98
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