lion - definition and synonyms
noun [countable] /ˈlaɪən/
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1 a large African wild animal with golden fur. The male lion has thick hair around its head called a mane.
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Cultural note: lion
The lion is a traditional symbol of England or Britain, suggesting that its people are strong and brave. The clothing worn by people representing England at sport has a picture of three lions on it.