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 for lea
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lea \Lea\, n. [Cf. Lay, n. (that which is laid), 4.] (Textile
     Manuf.)
     (a) A measure of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120
         yards; a lay.
     (b) A set of warp threads carried by a loop of the heddle.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lea \Lea\, n. [OE. ley, lay, As. le['a]h, le['a]; akin to Prov.
     G. lon bog, morass, grove, and perh. to L. lucus grove, E.
     light, n.]
     A meadow or sward land; a grassy field. "Plow-torn leas."
     --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea. --Gray.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mausoleum \Mau`so*le"um\, n.; pl. E. Mausoleums, L. -lea.
     [L. mausoleum, Gr. ?, fr. ? Mausolus, king of Caria, to whom
     Artemisia, his widow, erected a stately monument, one of the
     wonders of the ancient world.]
     A magnificent tomb, or stately sepulchral monument.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lea
      n 1: a unit of length of thread or yarn
      2: a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for
         grazing by livestock [syn: pasture, pastureland, grazing
         land, lea, ley]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "lea":
     campo, grass, grass veld, grassland, grazing, haugh, haughland,
     llano, mead, meadow, meadow land, pampa, pampas, park, pasturage,
     pasture, pasture land, prairie, range, savanna, steppe, steppeland,
     swale, vega, veld
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  LEA
         Law Enforcement Agency (ETSI, ETSI 201 671)
         

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lea -- U.S. County in New Mexico
     Population (2000):    55511
     Housing Units (2000): 23405
     Land area (2000):     4392.956954 sq. miles (11377.705796 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.061833 sq. miles (2.750135 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    4394.018787 sq. miles (11380.455931 sq. km)
     Located within:       New Mexico (NM), FIPS 35
     Location:             32.728441 N, 103.327764 W
     Headwords:
      Lea
      Lea, NM
      Lea County
      Lea County, NM
  

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