Definitions of ELA

  1. an extreme leftist terrorist group formed in Greece in 1971 to oppose the military junta that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974; a revolutionary group opposed to capitalism and imperialism and the United States

Usage examples for ELA

  1. As he understood, Colonel Ela was soliciting subscriptions, but not to promote Democratic success. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  2. For, in short, Eglon, King of Moab, was assassinated by Ehud; Absalom was hung by his hair, and pierced with three darts; King Nadab, the son of Jeroboam, was killed by Baasa; King Ela by Zimri; Ahaziah by Jehu; Athaliah by Jehoiada; the Kings Jehoiakim, Jeconiah, and Zedekiah, were led into captivity. – Candide by Voltaire Commentator: Philip Littell
  3. His successor in the Fortieth Congress is Jacob H. Ela. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  4. But tell thou me, Rrisa, if I were to appear at Mecca in my Nissr Arrib ela Sema- my Eagle of the Sky- would not thy people give me great honors? – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  5. It pleased him to represent the Mugwump party of Chicago as consisting of General McClurg, John W. Ela, now president of the Chicago Civil Service Commission; Melville E. Stone, Franklin MacVeagh, and myself; and as late as 1892 he took delight in reporting its meetings after this fashion: When the Mugump party of Chicago met in General McClurg's office yesterday, considerable agitation was caused by Mr. Slason Thompson's suggestion that a committee be appointed to investigate the report that John W. Ela was soliciting funds in the East for the purpose of electing the Democratic ticket in Illinois. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  6. No joyful hail our nuptial greets, No proof of love my Ela meets, But scarlet banners, waving high, The bridal knot and wreath supply. – Elegies and Other Small Poems by Matilda Betham
  7. What funds Colonel Ela secured would be used toward the election of the great white- souled Cleveland, and that would be all right. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  8. Nissr Arrib ela Sema. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  9. For, although the course was conducted in Goa itself I had never been to Ela Farm nor did I know anyone at the programme. – Free from School by Rahul Alvares