Meaning of major league

ma'jor league'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. either of the two main professional baseball leagues in the U.S.
  2. a league of corresponding stature in certain other sports, as ice hockey, football, or basketball.


Pronunciation: (mā'jur-lēg'), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the major leagues.
  2. belonging to or among the best or most important of its kind: a major-league orchestra.
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