What does LEO mean?

Definitions for LEO
ˈli oʊ; liˈoʊ nɪsleo

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Leo, Lionnoun

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

  2. Leonoun

    a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo

  3. Leo, Leo the Lion, Lionnoun

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


  1. Leonoun

    Someone with a Leo star sign

  2. Leonoun

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

  3. Leonoun

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

  4. Leonoun

    A male given name from Latin, borne by numerous saints and 13 popes.

  5. Leonoun

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

  6. Leonoun

    : The zodiac sign for the Lion, ruled by the Sun and covering July 23 - August 22 or August 16 - September 15.

  7. Leonoun

    A surname.

  8. Etymology: From Latin leō ("lion"), from Ancient Greek λέων (léōn)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leonoun

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

  2. Leonoun

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

  3. Etymology: [L. See Lion.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Leo

    lē′ō, n. the Lion, the 5th sign of the zodiac.

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:—

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. leo

    The fifth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about the 22d of July. It is one of the ancient constellations.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LEO

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Leo is ranked #4423 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Leo surname appeared 8,039 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Leo.

    75.3% or 6,059 total occurrences were White.
    9.1% or 737 total occurrences were Asian.
    7.6% or 618 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    4.6% or 377 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 178 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 70 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

Anagrams for LEO »

  1. EOL

  2. OEL

  3. ole

  4. olé

  5. OLE

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LEO in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LEO in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of LEO in a Sentence

  1. Axiom CEO Suffredini:

    We think it does put us in a good place relative to the competition, but we're happy that there are others that are going to help us grow the LEO [ low-earth orbit ] economy along the way.

  2. Natalie Geisenberger:

    It was pretty hard, my son is my No. 1. I will train as hard as I can when I have time when Leo sleeps. I think we did a pretty good job as a family.

  3. Pope Francis:

    I may speak. i read the statement this morning, and I must tell Leo Varadkar sincerely... read the statement carefully and make Leo Varadkar own judgment.

  4. Martin Cheek:

    We very much appreciated the support Leo gave us in campaigning to protect Ebo last year so it seemed fitting to honour him in this way, naming a species unique only to Ebo Forest, after him, had the logging concession gone ahead, we would have likely lost this species to timber extraction and slash and burn agriculture that usually follows logging concessions.

  5. Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina:

    Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women.” ― Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

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    a long narrow excavation in the earth
    • A. wavering
    • B. ditch
    • C. dint
    • D. whitewash

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