Definitions for LEOˈli oʊ; liˈoʊ nɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Le•o*ˈli oʊ; liˈoʊ nɪs(n.; gen.)Le•o•nis

  1. the Lion, a zodiacal constellation between Virgo and Cancer, containing the bright star Regulus.

    Category: Astronomy

  2. the fifth sign of the zodiac. a person born under this sign, usu. between July 23 and August 22.

    Category: Astrology

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Le•oˈli oʊ, ˈleɪ oʊ(n.)

  1. Leo I, Saint (“Leo the Great”), a .d . c390–461, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 440–461.

    Category: Biography

  2. Leo III, Saint,a .d . c750–816, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 795–816.

    Category: Biography

  3. Leo X(Giovanni de'Medici), 1475–1521, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1513–21 (son of Lorenzo de'Medici).

    Category: Biography

  4. Leo XIII(Giovanni Vincenzo Pecci), 1810–1903, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1878–1903.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Leo, Lion(noun)

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo

  2. Leo(noun)

    a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo

  3. Leo, Leo the Lion, Lion(noun)

    the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22

Wiktionary

  1. Leo(Noun)

    Someone with a Leo star sign

  2. Leo(ProperNoun)

    , borne by numerous saints and 13 popes.

  3. Leo(ProperNoun)

    : A constellation of the zodiac, shaped approximately like a lion and containing the bright star Regulus.

  4. Leo(ProperNoun)

    : The zodiac sign for the Lion, ruled by the Sun and covering July 23August 21.

  5. Origin: From leo, from λέων

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leo(noun)

    the Lion, the fifth sign of the zodiac, marked thus [/] in almanacs

  2. Leo(noun)

    a northern constellation east of Cancer, containing the bright star Regulus at the end of the handle of the Sickle

Freebase

  1. Leo

    Leo is one of the constellations of the zodiac, lying between Cancer to the west and Virgo to the east. Its name is Latin for lion. Its symbol is . One of the 48 constellations described by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, Leo remains one of the 88 modern constellations today.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Leo

    the fifth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters on July 22.

  2. Leo

    the name of six emperors of the East, of which the chief was Leo III., surnamed the Isaurian, born in Isauria; raised to the imperial throne by the army, defeated by sea and land the Saracens who threatened Constantinople; ruled peacefully for nine years, when he headed the iconoclast movement (q. v.), which provoked hostility and led to the revolt of Italy from the Greek empire; d. 741.

  3. Leo

    the names of 13 Popes: L. I., St., Pope from 410 to 461; L. II., St., Pope from 682 to 683; L. III., Pope from 795 to 816; L. IV., Pope from 847 to 855; L. V., Pope in 903; L. VI., Pope from 928 to 929; L. VII., Pope from 936 to 939; L. VIII., Pope from 963 to 965; L. IX., St., Pope from 1049 to 1054; L. X., Pope from 1513 to 1521; L. XI., Pope in 1605; L. XII., Pope from 1823 to 1829; L. XIII., Pope since 1878. Of these only the following deserve mention:—


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

mount(verb)

to get or climb up (on or on to)

He mounted the platform; She mounted (the horse) and rode off.

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