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Monte Leone

[mawn-te le-aw-ne] /ˈmɔn tɛ lɛˈɔ nɛ/
noun
1.
a mountain in S Switzerland, on the Italian border: highest peak in the Lepontine Alps. 11,684 feet (3561 meters).

Leone

[le-aw-ne] /lɛˈɔ nɛ/
noun
1.
Giovanni [jaw-vahn-nee] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni/ (Show IPA), 1908–2001, Italian political leader: prime minister 1963, 1968; president 1971–78.
2.
Monte, Monte Leone.
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leone

/liːˈəʊnɪ/
noun
1.
the standard monetary unit of Sierra Leone, divided into 100 cents
Word Origin
C20: from Sierra Leone
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