Leonine


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Leonine

1. connected with one of the popes called Leo
2. Leonine City a district of Rome on the right bank of the Tiber fortified by Pope Leo IV
3. of or relating to certain prayers in the Mass prescribed by Pope Leo XIII (1810--1903; pope 1878--1903)
4. 
a. a type of medieval hexameter or elegiac verse having internal rhyme
b. a type of English verse with internal rhyme
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Carver inclined his leonine head, and the Marchioness continued: "Ah, New York--New York--how little the life of the spirit has reached it!
Contrary to such basic requirements, franchise rights for Islamabad United were awarded to M/s Leonine Global which was a British Virgin Island (BVI) based company having no prior annual audited financial statements.
Their proud leonine bloodline continues with the birth of Simba (JD McCrary) but Mufasa's embittered brother Scar (Chiwetel Ejiofor) plots to seize control of the grasslands by forging a fragile alliance with the hyenas.
Their proud leonine bloodline continues with the birth of Simba (JD McCrary) but Mufasa's embittered brother Scar (Chiwetel Ejiofor) plots seize control of the grasslands by forging a fragile alliance with the hyenas.
Their proud leonine bloodline continues with the birth of Simba (JD McCrary), who is introduced to the world by shamanic mandrill Rafiki (John Kani) atop Pride Rock.
Their proud leonine bloodline continues with the he birth of Simba (JD McCrary), who is introduced to the world by shamanic mandrill Rafiki (John Kani) atop Pride Rock.
The 22-year-old Aussie stands out in the current modeling industry with his feline blue-steel eyes, razor-sharp cheekbones and jawline, leonine mane, sun-kissed skin, and fluid, bohemian sensuality he's often described as a cross between Hollywood greats like '90s Leonardo Di Caprio and River Phoenix.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Phonics 9 Aitch 10 Tiles 11 Leonine 12 Emu 13 Skeleton 16 Newcomer 17 Ebb 19 Ruffled 21 Ruler 22 Grave 23 Lanyard.
Higley and Pakulski write: 'Leonine elites act with idealism, intolerance and a strong preference for applying force to achieve and cement social unity.'
Islamabad beat Peshawar Zalmi by three wickets in the National Stadium of Karachi on March 25 in front of a houseful crowd, and the franchise, owned by Leonine Global Sports, wants the fans to be a part of the celebrations.
Here, we describe a patient of Darier's disease presenting with cutis verticis gyrata involving scalp expanding to his forehead leading to leonine face.
Another transitory sculpture incorporates a child's leonine toy and a crutch into Saint Jerome's staff, here converted into a wand of sorts.