Leo



[lee-oh] /ˈli oʊ/

noun, genitive Leonis
[lee-oh-nis] /liˈoʊ nɪs/ (Show IPA), for 1.
1.
Astronomy. the Lion, a zodiacal constellation between Virgo and Cancer, containing the bright star Regulus.
2.
Astrology.

3.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “lion.”.
[lee-oh; Italian le-aw] /ˈli oʊ; Italian ˈlɛ ɔ/
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Saint (“Leo the Great”) a.d. c390–461, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 440–461.
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Saint, died a.d. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682–683.
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Saint, a.d. c750–816, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 795–816.
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(“the Isaurian”), a.d. c680–741, Eastern Roman emperor 717–741.
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Saint, died a.d. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847–855.
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flourished 10th century a.d, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 903.
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pope a.d. 928.
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died a.d. 939, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 936–939.
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died a.d. 965, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 963–965.
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Saint (Bruno) 1002–54, German ecclesiastic: pope 1049–54.
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(Giovanni de’Medici) 1475–1521, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1513–21 (son of Lorenzo de’Medici).
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(Alessandro de’Medici) 1535–1605, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1605.
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(Annibale Francesco della Genga) 1760–1829, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1823–29.
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(Giovanni Vincenzo Pecci) 1810–1903, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1878–1903.
/ˈliːəʊ/
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a name for a lion, used in children’s tales, fables, etc
/ˈliːəʊ/
noun (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
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(astrology)

adjective
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(astrology) born under or characteristic of Leo
abbreviation
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low earth orbit
/ˈliːəʊ/
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Saint, known as Leo the Great. ?390–461 ad, pope (440–461). He extended the authority of the papacy in the West and persuaded Attila not to attack Rome (452). Feast day: Nov 10 or Feb 18
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called the Isaurian. ?675–741 ad, Byzantine emperor (717–41): he checked Arab expansionism and began the policy of iconoclasm, which divided the empire for the next century
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Saint. ?750–816 ad, pope (795–816). He crowned Charlemagne emperor of the Romans (800). Feast day: June 12
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Saint, original name Bruno of Egisheim. 1002–54, pope (1049–54): first of the great medieval reforming popes. Conflict with the Eastern Church led to the schism between Rome and Constantinople (1054). Feast day: April 19
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original name Giovanni de’ Medici. 1475–1521, pope (1513–21): noted for his patronage of Renaissance art and learning; excommunicated Luther (1521)
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original name Gioacchino Pecci. 1810–1903, pope (1878–1903). His many important encyclicals include Rerum novarum (1891) on the need for Roman Catholics to take action on various social problems

zodiac constellation, late Old English, from Latin leo “lion” (see lion). Meaning “person born under the sign of Leo” is from 1894. Leonid “meteor which appears to radiate from Leo” is from 1868. The annual shower peaks Nov. 14.
Leo
(lē’ō)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cancer and Virgo. Leo (the Lion) contains the bright star Regulus and is the fifth sign of the zodiac.

Low Earth Orbit

1. A general-purpose systems language, syntactically like Pascal and Y, semantically like C.
[“The Leo Programming Language”, G. Townsend, CS TR 84-7, U Arizona 1984].
(1996-02-06)
2. A general data management environment which can show user-created relationships among any kind data. It can also be used as an outlining editor as it embeds the noweb and CWEB markup languages in an outline context.
Leo is written in pure Python using Tk/tcl and so runs on Windows, Linux and MacOS X. It isdistributed under the Python License.
(2006-07-12)
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Leo
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low earth orbit

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