Lions

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lions

  1. Obsolete spelling of Lyon, the capital city of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.
  2. (cricket) The Sri Lanka national cricket team.
  3. (sports) any sports team nicknamed the "Lions".

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested as leonghem in the 13th century. Borrowed from West Frisian Leons, derived in turn from a compound of Old Frisian Lieuwe (a personal name) suffixed with the collectivising suffix -ingi- and hēm (home, settlement). The element hēm disappeared with time.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Lions

Proper noun[edit]

Lions n

  1. A village in Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands.
    Synonym: Leons (Frisian, official)