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n. pl. Le·o·nids or Le·on·i·des (lē-ŏn′ĭ-dēz′)
One of the meteors in the showers of meteors that appear to originate in the vicinity of the constellation Leo and recurring annually in mid-November.

[From Latin Leō, Leōn-, Leo; see Leo.]


n, pl Leonids or Leonides (lɪˈɒnɪˌdiːz)
(Astronomy) any member of a meteor shower that is usually insignificant, but more spectacular every 33 years, and occurs annually in mid-November, appearing to radiate from a point in the constellation Leo
[C19: from New Latin Leōnidēs, from leō lion]


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n., pl. Le•o•nids, Le•on•i•des (liˈɒn ɪˌdiz)
any of a shower of meteors occurring around November 15 and appearing to radiate from a point in the constellation Leo.
[1875–80; < New Latin Leonidēs= Latin Leōn-, s. of Leō Leo1 + -idēs -id1]
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The 36-year-old was arrested a few days after the murder after it emerged that he had arranged for the main suspected killer of Leonides, a 31-year-old man from Georgia, to arrive in Cyprus prior to the murder.
Serving the farmers justice by installing them to the lands they till is a process of eliminating the feudal system of land ownership in the country, said DAR Public Assistance and Media Relations Service director Leonides Villareal.
Leonides Sumbi said they made arrangements with the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) and Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) so that those in the provinces can make their exchanges there.
Tricycle drivers July Diaz, 32, and Leonides Villarda, 50, and their passengers Rommel Cabungason, 43, Erlinda Villa, 54, Reyjell Villarda, 24, and Rinalyn Villarda, 3, were treated in a hospital in Alaminos City.
Activities taking place over the nostalgic weekend include working Leonides, Bristol and Griffon engine demonstrations and a chance to see how a Second World War RAF Ops Room operated during the Battle of Britain era, brought to life by reenactors.
Emiliano Leonides Lemus Aguilar comenta sobre "las injusticias" de que ha sido objeto "por parte de la licenciada Hackdahara Chavez Penaloza, jefa de la Unidad Juridica del ISSSTE", le comparto lo siguiente.
Quite unexpectedly however, the effect was to involve me singularly in a moral crusade to defend and preserve all that I could of the revered Leonides.
The Navy Lodge Program named Leonides (Nini) Thomas as its Associate of the 4th Quarter 2011.
Leonides Arpon is a compact dancer with a huge heart.
La gestora de la perspectiva "religiosa", Leonides Arrufat asume un grotesco protagonismo al representar una vision de mundo que impugna insistentemente ciertas formas de existencia mundana percibidas en su diario deambular por la ciudad.
Under today's race conditions, Salute The Sarge must give away at least a couple of pounds to all his rivals, but at least he has already beaten leading fancies Leonides (albeit by only a nose) and Georgie Boy.
Salute the Sarge burst between horses nearing the eighth pole and outran Leonides to win Wednesday's $114,900 Hollywood Juvenile Championship by a nose under jockey Michael Baze.