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orion is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… turbulent dust is the Orion Nebula …”

meanings of orion


  1. A constellation on the celestial equator close to Gemini and Taurus, containing the stars Betelgeuse and Rigel.
  2. A ghost town in Kings County, California, United States.
  3. A locality in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia.
  4. A female given name.
  5. Place names:.
  6. A commune of Pyrenées-Atlantiques department, France.
  7. A male given name from Ancient Greek of modern usage.
  8. A surname​.
  9. An unincorporated community in Pike County, Alabama, United States, also known as Prospect Ridge.
  10. A village in Henry County, Illinois, United States.
  11. A giant-hunter, pursuer of the Pleiades and lover of Eos, and killed by Artemis.
  12. A municipality of Bataan, Philippines.
  13. A hamlet in the Municipal District of County of Forty Mile No. 8, Alberta, Canada.
  14. A town in Richland County, Wisconsin, United States.

orion frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word orion occurs in english on average 2.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics orion can be related to

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1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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