Monte Leone

[ mawn-te le-aw-ne ]
/ ˈmɔn tɛ lɛˈɔ nɛ /

noun

a mountain in S Switzerland, on the Italian border: highest peak in the Lepontine Alps. 11,684 feet (3561 meters).

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Leone
[ le-aw-ne ]
/ lɛˈɔ nɛ /

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for monte leone

leone
/ (liːˈəʊnɪ) /

noun

the standard monetary unit of Sierra Leone, divided into 100 cents

Word Origin for leone

C20: from Sierra Leone
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