- a paper money, cupronickel or silver coin, and monetary unit of Sierra Leone, equal to 100 cents.
Origin of leone
- Gio·van·ni [jaw-vahn-nee] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni/, 1908–2001, Italian political leader: prime minister 1963, 1968; president 1971–78.
- Monte, Monte Leone.
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Examples from the Web for leone
Eastwood, said Leone, "Had only two expressions: with or without a hat."Why Clint Eastwood Is Ridiculously Overrated
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Leone was waiting in the carriage to drive to the ferry across the Adige.Vittoria, Complete
The man known as Leoncino was believed to be a son of the famous Leone, and boasted of it.Corleone
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Leone, who had stopped singing, laid down his spoon and watched her.
Leone flushed with pleasure, a healthy red that was good to see.
But at the same time she felt a vague fear that he was going to speak of Leone.
- the standard monetary unit of Sierra Leone, divided into 100 cents
C20: from Sierra Leone
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