Definition of National Football League in English:

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National Football League

Entry from US English dictionary

(abbreviation NFL)


The major professional football league in the US, consisting of the National and American football conferences and totaling thirty-one teams.
Example sentences
  • So are Major League Baseball and the National Football League.
  • Metropolitan Kansas City hosts an American League baseball team, The Royals, and the National Football League's Chiefs.
  • George had played football for a semi-pro team associated with a National Football League team.

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Syllabification: Na·tion·al Foot·ball League

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