See also: leon, Leon, león, leòn, and Léon

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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish León, from Latin legiō. The area in Spain was named after a Roman legion settling there, the Legio VII Gemina. Doublet of legion, which was borrowed through Old French.

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León

  1. A medieval kingdom in the Iberian Peninsula.
  2. Region in north-west Spain, now a part of the autonomous region Castilla y León.
  3. A province of Castile and León, Spain.
  4. A city in León, Spain.
  5. A department of Nicaragua.
  6. A city of Mexican state of Guanajuato.

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SpanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /leˈon/ [leˈõn]
  • Rhymes: -on
  • Syllabification: Le‧ón

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin legiōnem, accusative of legiō. The places in Spain are named after the Roman legion that settled them, the Legio VII Gemina. Doublet of legión, which was a learned borrowing.

Proper nounEdit

León m

  1. León (a province of Castile and León, Spain; capital: León)
  2. León (a city in Castile and León, Spain)
  3. León (a department of Nicaragua)
  4. A city in Mexico
  5. a habitational surname
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin Leone, ablative of Leo, from Ancient Greek λέων (léōn).

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León m

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Leon
  2. a surname originating as a patronymic

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