Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: leo
IPA transcription: [l'ioʊ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Leo, Leo_the_Lion, Lion
    Meaning: the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22
  • Synonyms: Leo
    Meaning: a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo
  • Synonyms: Leo, Lion
    Meaning: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
Usage examples
  • Pope Leo the Great solemnly adjudged it a sin worthy of severe punishment.
  • Indeed, I think I had better begin by reminding you that we once met, now some five years ago, when I and my ward Leo Vincey were introduced to you in the street at Cambridge.
  • But the general tendency of schism is to widen. Had Leo the Tenth, when the exactions and impostures of the Pardoners first roused the indignation of Saxony, corrected those evil practices with a vigorous hand, it is not improbable that Luther would have died in the bosom of the Church of Rome.