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lion

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈlaɪ.ən/
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 Arabic أسَد…
in Korean 사자…
in Malaysian singa…
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 Vietnamese sư tử…
in Spanish león, leona…
in Portuguese leão…
in Thai สิงโต…
in German der Löwe…
in Catalan lleó…
in Japanese ライオン…
in Indonesian singa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 狮,狮子, 大师,巨匠, 高人…
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