Definition of Leo the lion
1. Noun. The fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22.
Generic synonyms: House, Mansion, Planetary House, Sign, Sign Of The Zodiac, Star Sign
Lexicographical Neighbors of Leo The Lion
Literary usage of Leo the lion
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Geography of the Heavens, and Class-book of Astronomy: Accompanied by a by Elijah Hinsdale Burritt, Thomas Dick, Hiram Mattison (1850)
"LEO. THE LION.—This is one of the most brilliant constellations in the winter hemisphere, and contains an ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"As the Nile inundations occurred when the sun was in the zodiacal constellation Leo, the lion was symbol of water; hence that animal is found in the ..."
3. A New and Comprehensive Gazetteerby George Newenham Wright by George Newenham Wright (1834)
"Leo, the Lion Jt un < 8. (9. ПО. r. Ml. 112- Vir«o, flic Virgin 21st May. 21st June. Summer Solstice. 23d July. ..."