Etymology
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Leon

medieval kingdom in northwestern Spain, said to be from Latin legionis (septimae) "of the Seventh Legion," which was founded in Spain in 65 B.C.E.; if so the name probably then was conformed to Spanish leon "lion." Related: Leonese.

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Definitions of Leon

Leon (n.)
a historical area and former kingdom in northwestern Spain;
Leon (n.)
a city in northwestern Spain at the foot of the Cantabrian Mountains;
Leon (n.)
a city in central Mexico;
From wordnet.princeton.edu