lions definition by Webster's New World
lions definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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, Gulf of
A wide inlet of the Mediterranean Sea on the southern coast of France.
lions - Investment & Finance Definition
An acronym for a packaging vehicle for investments that have had their coupons stripped. See also coupon stripping.
Variant of lion
noun pl. lions or lion
- a large, powerful cat (Panthera leo), found in Africa and SW Asia, with a tawny coat, a tufted tail, and, in the adult male, a shaggy mane: in folklore and fable the lion is considered king of the beasts
- a person of great courage or strength
- a prominent person who is in demand socially; celebrity
- Lions Club
Origin: Old French ; from Classical Latin leo (gen. leonis) ; from Classical Greek leōn (gen. leontos)