Definition of Leo in English :

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Leo meaning in English

Meaning of Leo in English

Pronunciation of Leo in English

Leo pronunciation in English

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1. leo, lion

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

2. leo

a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo

3. leo, leo the lion, lion

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

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a name for a lion, used in children's tales, fables, etc
nounWord forms: Latin genitive Leonis (liːˈəʊnɪs )
1. 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
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
a person born during a period when the sun is in this sign
3. astrology
born under or characteristic of Leo
abbreviation for
low earth orbit

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a masculine name: var. Leon; fem. Leona
a N constellation between Cancer and Virgo, containing the bright star Regulus; the Lion
the fifth sign of the zodiac, entered by the sun about July 21
also called the Lion
a person born under this sign
Saint Leo I a.d. (400?-461); pope (440-461): his day is Nov 10
Saint Leo III(died a.d. 816); pope (795-816): his day is June 12
Leo XIII1810-1903; pope (1878-1903)

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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1. law enforcement officer
2. low earth orbit
1. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cancer and Virgo, containing the bright stars Regulus and Denebola.
a. The fifth sign of the zodiac in astrology.
b. One who is born under this sign. In all senses also called Lion.

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