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Leonard

[ len-erd ]
/ ˈlɛn ərd /
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noun

Sugar Ray Ray Charles Leonard, born 1956, U.S. boxer.
William El·ler·y (Channing) [el-uh-ree], /ˈɛl ə ri/, 1876–1944, U.S. poet, essayist, and teacher.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “lion” and “hardy.”

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Leonard
/ (ˈlɛnəd) /

noun

Sugar Ray, real name Ray Charles Leonard. born 1956, US boxer: the first man to have won world titles at five officially recognized weights
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