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
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Literary usage of Leo the lion
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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. ..."