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Leal \Leal\, a. [OE. leial, another form of loial, F. loyal. See Loyal.] Faithful; loyal; true.

All men true and leal, all women pure.

Land of the leal, the place of the faithful; heaven.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"loyal, faithful, honest, true," c.1300, lele, surviving from Middle English as Northern English and Scottish form of loyal. The Land of the leal is Heaven, not Scotland.


a. 1 (context now chiefly Scotland English) loyal, honest. 2 (context now only Scotland English) true, genuine.


adj. faithful and true; "leal to the core of her intrepid Scottish heart"- Harry Lauder

Leal, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
Population (2000): 36
Housing Units (2000): 12
Land area (2000): 0.132143 sq. miles (0.342250 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.132143 sq. miles (0.342250 sq. km)
FIPS code: 45460
Located within: North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
Location: 47.105452 N, 98.316385 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 58479
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Leal, ND

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Usage examples of "leal".

As soon as they had reached the border of Nith, Akeela had called Leal to play with him.

And of the few games he had won, Akeela suspected Leal had deliberately not played his best.

Very carefully, Leal started to replace the pieces Akeela had toppled.

Akeela looked up at Leal, suddenly realizing he was talking to himself.

Until we had accumulated a load of hides, Tiburcio Leal, our teamster, fell to me as partner.

Juan Leal and Enrique Lopez, who were there, had both tried their marksmanship and their ropes on him in vain.

It was from him that I had a quite extravagant account of this wee, leal Highlander a few years ago.

At the end of five years the leal Highlander was not only still remembered, but he had become a local celebrity.

At the Scholia on Leal, spells that warded the college fragmented in rainbow bursts of color, startling apprentices, journeymen, and Masters alike.

In this new dress, he felt confident no one would recognize him for a wizard of Leal, once he left the coast and the towns where he was known.

Up until now, she told him, one brief voyage to Leal and twice to Nimhelli had been the extent of her travels.

She was at home surrounded on all sides by peace and safety, in her tiny whitewashed cell-like room at the Scholia on Leal, the room that had been hers on and off since childhood.

Isle of Leal, is a port of some consequence: an ancient town, solidly built of slate and limestone, half-timber, oak, and cobble, with shops, inns, houses, taverns, and a fine old harbor whose quays and warehouses, made of the native stone, are as weathered and enduring as the town itself.

It was not the man she had expected to see, not that doughty old warrior, Goslin of Saer, who had visited the Scholia on Leal twice during her lifetime.

To women who rarely if ever left their own valley, Leal and its school of wizardry must seem a world away.