Leo: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lē'ō), [key]
— gen. Le•o•nis
  1. the Lion, a zodiacal constellation between Virgo and Cancer, containing the bright star Regulus.
    1. the fifth sign of the zodiac: the fixed fire sign. See illus. underzodiac.
    2. a person born under this sign, usually between July 23rd and August 22nd.
  2. a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “lion.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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  • leo (Thesaurus)