Definition of Lego in English:

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Lego

Pronunciation: /ˈleɡō/

noun

trademark
A construction toy consisting of interlocking plastic building blocks.
Example sentences
  • Slowly, you take a few pieces of Lego and stick them together, as you once did as a child.
  • But anyone who hasn't looked at Lego toys since his or her own childhood is in for a rude shock.
  • As most geeks know, playing with Lego is superb training in math and geometry.

Origin

1950s: from Danish leg godt 'play well', from lege 'to play'.

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Syllabification: Le·go

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