how to pronounce lions


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lions is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of lions in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… ford field home of the detroit lions has …”

meanings of lions


  1. Plural of lion.


  1. Obsolete spelling of Lyon, the capital city of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.

lions frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word lions occurs in english on average 7.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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