Leão

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See also: leão and Leaõ

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese Leon, from Latin Legionem

Proper noun[edit]

Leão m

  1. León (a province and former kingdom in northwestern Spain)
Usage notes[edit]

Leão is never indicated by an article; see usage notes for Portugal.

Proper noun[edit]

Leão f

  1. León (a city, the provincial capital of León, Spain)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From leão (lion).

Proper noun[edit]

Leão m

  1. nickname of the Brazilian internal revenue service

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin Leo.

Proper noun[edit]

Leão m

  1. a male given name of historical usage, notably borne by several Roman Catholic popes
  2. (astronomy) Leo (a constellation)
  3. (astrology) Leo (a zodiac sign)