American lion

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Related to American lion: dire wolf
(Zool.) the puma or cougar.

See also: Lion

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Before he became president, he offered in an 1804 advertisement $50 for the return of a runaway slave and $10 extra "for every hundred lashes any person will give him, to the amount of 300." In Jon Meacham's 2008 book "American Lion: Andrew Jackson and the White House," Meacham wrote that Jackson owned around 150 slaves and freed none of them in his will.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif is gloating that his engagement with China and Russia has resulted in endorsements of good behavior concerning the nuclear issue, but will these states shield Tehran after it goads the American lion into hostilities?
As Jon Meacham wrote in American Lion, his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Jackson, "At seven o'clock on the morning of Friday, May 30, 1806, on the Red River in Logan County, Kentucky, Jackson and Dickinson faced each other at 24 feet.
We had known it was a torn, and it was a good torn, the conclusion of her long quest for the North American lion.
Dwight Eisenhower and American Foreign Policy During the 1960s: An American Lion in Winter.
Isaac A Van Amburgh was a famous American lion trainer in the 1800s who performed for Queen Victoria.
He is the author of "Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush," "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" and "American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House," for which he won the Pulitzer Prize in 2009.
Meacham, no stranger to presidential politics or biographies - he's the former editor of "Newsweek" and won a Pulitzer for "American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House" - also knows how to spot the beauts in his source material, and Bush's diaries offer plenty: Ross Perot is "a highly wired up, strange little egomaniac".
Among them are Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals, Nathaniel Philbrick's Mayflower, Jon Meacham's American Lion, David Nichols's Eisenhower 1956, and S.
As she sped by on her wild ride, she glimpsed a huge ground sloth, grazing in the trees, a hunting American lion, a giant beaver, a short-faced bear mother and cub, and a Clovis human village with hunting dogs, a saber-toothed cat family, and more.
Cougars, which will eat meat, guts, bones - the proverbial whole enchilada, survived the mass extinction event 12,000 years ago, while their finicky cousins the saber tooth cat and American lion bit the dust, Discovery News reported.
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