Leon
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Leon(
li
-
an
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (city)
a. León
On your way to Santiago de Compostela, you will pass through Leon.Cuando vayas en camino a Santiago de Compostela, pasarás por León.
2. (name)
a. León
Anna Karenina was written by Leon Tolstoy.Anna Karenina fue escrita por León Tolstoy.
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león
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león(
leh
-
ohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. lion
Podíamos oír los leones rugir afuera de nuestra tienda de campaña en Sudáfrica.We could hear the lions roar outside our tent in South Africa.
2. (animal)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. puma
Vieron un león en la jungla en El Salvador.They saw a puma in the jungle in El Salvador.
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león
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (africano)
a. lion
2. (hembra)
a. lioness
3. (puma)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. puma
4. (prov)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
no es tan fiero el león como lo pintanhe/it/ etc is not as bad as he/it/ etc is made out to be
león marinosea lion
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Phrases with "león"
Here are the most popular phrases with "león." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
león blanco
white lion
león marino
sea lion
diente de león
dandelion
un león come elefantes
lions eat elephants
un león come animales
a lion eats animals
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