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Le·o

 (lē′ō)
n.
1. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cancer and Virgo, containing the bright stars Regulus and Denebola.
2.
a. The fifth sign of the zodiac in astrology.
b. One who is born under this sign. In all senses also called Lion.

[Latin Leō, from leō, lion; see lion.]

LEO

abbr.
1. law enforcement officer
2. low earth orbit

Leo

(ˈliːəʊ)
n
(Animals) a name for a lion, used in children's tales, fables, etc
[from Latin: lion]

Leo

(ˈliːəʊ)
n, Latin genitive Leonis (liːˈəʊnɪs)
1. (Astronomy) astronomy a zodiacal constellation in the N hemisphere, lying between Cancer and Virgo on the ecliptic, that contains the star Regulus and the radiant of the Leonid meteor shower
2. (Astrology) astrology
a. Also called: the Lion the fifth sign of the zodiac, symbol ♌, having a fixed fire classification and ruled by the sun. The sun is in this sign between about July 23 and Aug 22
b. a person born during a period when the sun is in this sign
adj
(Astrology) astrology born under or characteristic of Leo
Also (for senses 2b, 3): Leonian

LEO

abbreviation for
(Astronautics) low earth orbit

Le•o

(ˈli oʊ)

n., gen. Le•o•nis (liˈoʊ nɪs)
for 1.
1. the Lion, a zodiacal constellation between Virgo and Cancer, containing the bright star Regulus.
2.
a. the fifth sign of the zodiac.
b. a person born under this sign, usu. between July 23 and August 22.

Le•o

(ˈli oʊ, ˈleɪ oʊ)
n.
1. Leo I, Saint ( “Leo the Great” ), A.D. c390–461, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 440–461.
2. Leo III, Saint, A.D. c750–816, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 795–816.
3. Leo X (Giovanni de'Medici), 1475–1521, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1513–21 (son of Lorenzo de'Medici).
4. Leo XIII (Giovanni Vincenzo Pecci), 1810–1903, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1878–1903.

Le·o

(lē′ō)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cancer and Virgo.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Leo - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in LeoLeo - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
2.Leo - a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo
zodiac - a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
Denebola - a star in Leo approximately 43 light years from Earth
Regulus - the brightest star in Leo
3.Leo - the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22
Translations
Lev
løve
LeijonaLeoJalopeura
LionLéoLéon
lav
Oroszlán
Leo
獅子座
사자자리
Leo
Lev
LejonetLeo
ราศีสิงห์
cung Sư tử

Leo

[ˈliːəʊ] N
1. (= sign, constellation) → Leo m
2. (= person) → leo mf
she's (a) Leoes leo

Leo

[ˈliːəʊ] n
(= sign) → le Lion
born under the sign of Leo → né(e) sous le signe du Lion
(= person) → Lion m
to be Leo → être du Lion, être Lion

Leo

n (Astrol) → Löwe m; he’s (a) Leoer ist Löwe

Leo

[ˈliːəʊ] n (Astron, Astrol) → Leone m
to be Leo → essere del Leone

Leo

بُرْجُ الأَسَدِ Lev løve Löwe Λέων Leo leijona Lion lav Leone 獅子座 사자자리 Leeuw Løven Lew Leão Лев Lejonet ราศีสิงห์ Aslan burcu cung Sư tử 狮子座
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