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lion

noun [C] uk   /ˈlaɪ.ən/ us  
A2 ( female lioness) a large wild animal of the cat family with yellowish-brown fur that lives in Africa and southern Asia: a pride (= group) of lions someone who is important, successful, or powerful: a literary lion
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in Korean 사자…
in Arabic أسَد…
in French lion, lionne…
in Turkish aslan…
in Italian leone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獅,獅子, 大師,巨匠, 高人…
in Russian лев…
in Polish lew…
in Spanish león, leona…
in Portuguese leão…
in German der Löwe…
in Catalan lleó…
in Japanese ライオン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 狮,狮子, 大师,巨匠, 高人…
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