leone leone  /li ˈoʊn/


  • (n) the basic unit of money in Sierra Leone; equal to 100 cents


  1. Death Notice: Rita Leone Martin

    Rita Leone Martin, 93, died June 8, 2013, in Brookings, Ore. She was born Oct. 13, 1919, in Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada, and had lived in Del Norte County since 2012. Graveside services will be held at Eagle Point National Cemetery, 2763 Riley Road, Eagle Point, Ore., on Monday, June 17, at 10 a.m. Sign the family’s online guest book at wiersmortuary.com. Arrangements by Wier’s Mortuary ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Daily Triplicate

  2. Leone’s fans lay seeds for community garden

    Photo for Record Gazette by David James Heiss — During a kick-off celebration of Leone's Garden, participants used ceremonial trowels to toss confettis of dirt.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Record Gazette

  3. Ward 2 council candidate Leone says he is running for love of Broomfield

    Another candidate has jumped into the November election for Broomfield City Council. Lou Leone, 40, filed his candidacy on Wednesday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Broomfield Enterprise


  1. "I'd done everything I could to make myself available. I worked hard for a month with Arsenal," Beckham said. "I did go to Sierra Leone and Brazil, but those trips were only four days long and for the rest of the month I was training very...
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: David Beckham Source: Times Online

  2. "It is the responsibility of the Nigerian government to see that he is conveyed to the special court in Sierra Leone," McClellan said. "We expect the government of Nigeria to fulfill this commitment."
    on Mar 28, 2006 By: Scott McClellan Source: USA Today

  3. "Today Sierra Leone is a good example of what can be achieved by the UN and its member states working closely together," Annan said in a farewell speech to the council. "Sierra Leone is definitely one of the success stories of our work...
    on Dec 22, 2006 By: Kofi Annan Source: International Herald Tribune

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