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Leon, Léon or León may refer to:

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People

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There's more than one place called Leon:

France

Mexico

Nicaragua

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See also león

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Proper noun

Singular
León

Plural
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León

  1. Region in north-west Spain, now a part of the autonomous region Castilla y León.
  2. A department of Nicaragua.

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Spanish

Etymology 1

Latin Legio Septima Gemina.

Proper noun

León

  1. León (region, department)
  2. A habitational surname.
Related terms
  • leonés

Etymology 2

Latin Leo, from Ancient Greek λέων (leōn).

Proper noun

León m.

  1. A male given name.
  2. A patronymic surname.

Simple English

The English Wiktionary has dictionary definitions (meanings of a word) for:

Leon, Léon or León could mean:

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Places

Mexico

  • León, Guanajuato, a city, the seventh most populous in Mexico
  • Nuevo León, a state located in northeastern Mexico

Spain

  • León, Spain, a city in the northwest of Spain, capital of the Province of León
  • León (province), a province in northwestern Spain
  • Castile and León, one of the seventeen autonomous communities of Spain
  • Kingdom of León, historical kingdom of the Iberian Peninsula that played a major role in the Reconquista

Nicaragua

  • León, Nicaragua, a city in Nicaragua, capital of the León Department
  • León Department, a department in Nicaragua

France

  • Léon, Landes, a commune in southwestern France
  • Léon (viscounty), a feudal state in Brittany in the High Middle Ages miren esta

Italy

  • Leon, Italy, ruins on the east coast of Sicily

Philippines

  • Leon, Iloilo, a municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines

Togo

  • Leon, Togo, a village in north-eastern Togo

United States

  • Towns and cities
    • Leon, Iowa
    • Leon, Kansas
    • Leon, New York
    • Leon, Oklahoma
    • Leon, West Virginia
  • Counties and Townships
    • Leon County, Florida
    • Leon Township, Clearwater County, Minnesota
    • Leon Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    • Leon County, Texas
    • Leon, Monroe County, Wisconsin
    • Leon, Waushara County, Wisconsin
  • Other:
    • Leon Valley, Texas

People

  • Leon (king of Sparta) (c. 590-560 BCE)
  • Leon of Pella (fl. 330s BCE), Macedonian writer in Egypt
  • Pierre Leon (born 1837), American sailor
  • Francis Leon (born 1844), American actor
  • Tony Leon (born 1956), South African politician
  • Leon Robinson (born 1962), American actor
  • Léon Syrovatski (born 1938), French javelin thrower
  • Leon Trotsky, intellectual and Russian philosopher

Fictional characters

  • In video games:
    • Leon Powalski, chameleon from Star Fox game series
    • Leon Scott Kennedy, in Resident Evil
    • Leon (Dead or Alive)
    • Leon, a character in the Battle Arena Toshinden fighting game series
    • Leon, a.k.a. Squall Leonhart in video games
    • Leon Magnus, a character from the video game Tales of Destiny
  • In moving-image works:
    • The character Leon Kowalski in Blade Runner
    • Leon (Squirrel Boy), in the animated series
    • Leon Elliott in the anime (and manga) of Black Cat

Other

  • Léon (film)
  • LEON, CPU design
  • Club León soccer team
  • SEAT León, car from Spain
  • Beers:
    • Leon beer, from Cyprus
  • Companies:
    • Leon's, Canadian furniture retailer
    • Leon Motors, British
  • Leon (given name)

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