lion lion  /ˈlaɪ ən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
  2. (n) a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
  3. (n) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
  4. (n) the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22

Usage(s):

  1. Two men adopted a lion cub, raised him in London, set him free in Africa, and were reunited with him a year later.
  2. Many centuries ago, runs a Chinese legend, a lion wandering through a forest spied a monkey and fell in love with her.
  3. Dumb, quivering agony for the horse dumb, quivering frustration for the lion.

News

  1. Lion Cubs To Debut At Seneca Park Zoo

    The new lion cubs at the Seneca Park Zoo are making their debut Friday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WROC Rochester

  2. Lion "Sam Jack" of Cameron Park Zoo dies

    Sam Jack, a 15-year-old African lion at the Cameron Park Zoo was euthanized on Friday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KXXV Waco

  3. Lion cubs go on display at zoo

    The lion cubs, a male and a female, were born March 7 to parents Asha and Chester. They will be on display daily.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

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Quotes

  1. "It's the first of March, which, as you know, is the month that we say comes in like a lion and out like a lamb," New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday. "It's pretty clear that the lions are getting ready to roar."
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: USA Today

  2. "I have described Ted Kennedy as the last lion in the Senate," said Sen. John McCain, the Arizona Republican who will be his party's nominee for president, when he heard the news about Kennedy.
    on May 22, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Toronto Star

  3. "He's reacting well to a fifth cycle of radiotherapy. He's fighting like a lion and he has never lost his heart, also because a family he adores is by his side," Mantovani said.
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Mantovani Source: Washington Post

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