noun, plural Le·o·nids, Le·on·i·des [lee-on-i-deez] /liˈɒn ɪˌdiz/. Astronomy.
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Leonid, the owner of the hotel, whom we had met in the restaurant the night before, was fuming.For Ukrainians on Holiday, the Carpathians Are the New Crimea|Vijai Maheshwari|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She also squared off against then-President Leonid Kuchma, who fired her and supposedly did his best to destroy her fortune.
It was Tkachev who introduced Akhmed to Leonid Tyagachev, president of the Olympics Committee.
Alex Jones is a representative Second Amendment enthusiast in the same way that Leonid Brezhnev is an archetypal progressive.Piers Morgan’s Gun-Control Freak Show Rounds Up the Crazies|Michael Moynihan|January 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Leonid Plekhanov is no longer with us," Chessman said dourly.Adaptation|Dallas McCord Reynolds
For this reason, Leverrier pronounced, in 1867, the Perseid to be of older formation than the Leonid system.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
The death of Leonid Andreef removes the most savage pessimist of all the pessimists who have come out of modern Russia.
Yes, but later Leonid Ivanovich took it over, and I was glad to be relieved of the charge.The Precipice|Ivan Goncharov
The reader will, no doubt, recollect that it is from a point in the Sickle of Leo that the Leonid meteors appear to radiate.Astronomy of To-day|Cecil G. Dolmage