Lion was the name of five warships of the Royal Scottish Navy during the 16th century, some of which were prizes captured by, and from the English. The names of these ships reflect the Royal Arms of Scotland and its central motif of the Lion Rampant. ==The two Lions of James IV== The Lion was commanded by brothers Sir Robert Barto...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion_(warship)
Lower Indian Ocean Network (LION) is a submarine communications cable system that connects Madagascar, Réunion, and Mauritius. It is 1,000 kilometres long. It is capable of delivering up to 1.28 terabits per second. The project was financed by a consortium made up of Orange Madagascar, Mauritius Telecom and France Telecom S....Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LION_(cable_system)
HMS Lion was a British Lion Class Battle Cruiser of 26350 tons displacement launched in 1910. HMS Lion was manned by a crew of 1085 and powered by Yarrow boilers providing a top speed of 28 knots. Armaments consisted of eight 13.5 inch guns, sixteen 4 inch guns, two 3 inch anti-aircraft guns, four 3 pounder guns, five machine guns and two submerged...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/RL.HTM
- a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after) 2. [n] - large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the maleFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=lion
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[ French lion
, Latin leo
, akin to Greek le`wn
. Confer Chameleon
.] 1. (Zoology)
A large carnivorous feline mammal ( Felis leo
), found in Southern Asia and in ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/L/46
-- Lion of Lucerne
, a famous sculptured lion at Lucerne, Switzerland, designed by Thorwaldsen and dedicated in 1821 as a memorial to the Swiss Guards who fell defending Louis XVI. in the attack of the mob on the Tuileries, Aug. 10, 1792. The animal, which is hewn out of the face of...
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1. <zoology> A large carnivorous feline mammal (Felis leo), found in Southern Asia and in most parts of Africa, distinct varieties occurring in the different countries. The adult male, in most varieties, has a thick mane of long shaggy hair that adds to his apparent size, which is less than that of the largest tigers. The length, however, is ...
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king of beasts noun large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
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• (n.) A sign and a constellation; Leo. • (n.) A large carnivorous feline mammal (Felis leo), found in Southern Asia and in most parts of Africa, distinct varieties occurring in the different countries. The adult male, in most varieties, has a thick mane of long shaggy hair that adds to his apparent size, which is less than that of the la...
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large, powerfully built cat (family Felidae) that is second in size only to the tiger. The proverbial `king of beasts,` the lion has been one of the ... [4 related articles]
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lion, large carnivore of the cat family, Panthera leo, found in open country in Africa, with a few surviving in India. Lions have short-haired coats of tawny brown, with the tail ending in a dark tuft. Most males have black or tawny manes of varying length growing from the head, neck, and shoulders....
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The lion (felis leo) is a member of the cat family. The most majestic of all carnivorous animals, they are distinguished by their tawny or yellow colour, a full flowing mane in the male, and a tufted tail with a sort of sharp nail at the end of it. The largest lions are from eight to nine feet in length. The period of gestation is five months; one ...
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Click images to enlargeLarge wild cat with a tawny coat. The young have darker spot markings to camouflage them; these usually disappear with adulthood. The male has a heavy mane and a tuft at the end of the tail. Head and body measure about 2 m/6 ft, plus 1 m/3 ft of tail; lionesses are slightly smaller. ...
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[video game] Lion is an animal simulation game where the player plays the role of a lion. It is a sequel of sorts to Wolf. The gameplay is divided into two parts. The first is a sandbox simulation mode, where the player has no predetermined goal. The second is a scenario mode, where the player has to complete specific actions; this is compa...
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[heraldry] The lion is a common charge in heraldry. It traditionally symbolises bravery, valour, strength, and royalty, because historically it has been regarded as the king of beasts. ==Attitudes== As many attitudes (positions) now exist in heraldry as the heraldist`s imagination can conjure, as a result of the ever-increasing need for dif...
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[color] Lion is a color that is a representation of the average color of the fur of a lion. The lion is a feline top predator found in Africa. The lion was poetically called the King of Beasts in the Great Chain of Being, one of the bases of medieval philosophy in Western civilization. The first recorded use of lion as a color name in Engli...
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Lightweight Infra-red Observation Night sight
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[Australasian company] Lion is a beverage and food company that operates in Australia and New Zealand and produces and markets a range of beer, wine, RTDs and spirits. Lion was formed in October 2009 under the name ‘Lion Nathan National Foods’, when Kirin Holdings Company Limited (and consequently the Mitsubishi Group) purchased brewer ...
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