- n large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
- n a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
- n (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
- n the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22
- In 1969, two flamboyantly dressed, long-haired hippies named Anthony Bourke and John Rendall purchased a lion cub from London's upscale department store Harrods which, at the .
- Two men adopted a lion cub, raised him in London, set him free in Africa, and were reunited with him a year later.
- Many centuries ago, runs a Chinese legend, a lion wandering through a forest spied a monkey and fell in love with her.
- Michael Bloomberg in USA Today
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."
- John McCain in Toronto Star
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.
- Mantovani in Washington Post
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.