simple table help

Hello all,
i need a help in making table using latex.

My code:
\begin{tabular}{ll}
$v$ & Velocity
$p$ & Momentum
.
.
\end{tabular}
I use it for my List of abbreviations section...But when i use lots of abbreviations..it is not automatically going to next page.??
I dont want to use some packages specifically for 'abbreviations or symbols'..[also dont want any caption and label but one or two footnotes i may use]
can somebody over here help me..
thanks

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 oh i solved, I just made one more table exactly placed at the end of first page. After compiling i can see where it ends..and then start a new table..