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  • n. king of Sparta and hero of the battle of Thermopylae where he was killed by the Persians (died in 480 BC)

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  • Leonidas is a LaMancha with very, very short ears as is characteristic of the breed.

    Farm Journal: Gates and Maimed Males

  • King Leonidas is his best friend (yet another neat trick). (more …)

    Dusk Before the Dawn » 2008 » October

  • HELL YEAH! would you even know the name Leonidas if swords didnt come with this intense magnetism that just makes you want to pick it up and hack shit?

    BBQ Sword | My[confined]Space

  • And am I the only person who thinks chocolate instead of king when hearing the name Leonidas?

    King and Queen

  • [363] Swift wrote to Pope on May 31, 1737: ” 'Pray who is that Mr. Glover, who writ the epick poem called Leonidas, which is reprinting here, and has great vogue?'

    Life of Johnson

  • They were half persuaded to recall Leonidas, but hesitated to act until it was too late.

    Famous Sea Fights From Salamis to Tsu-Shima

  • They could not ride off, horseback, comfortably into the woods and call Leonidas and his 300 together for a talk and a treaty the following day; for the wild men were not in a body; they were scattered, immense distances apart, over regions so desolate that even the birds could not make a living with the chances offered -- scattered in groups of twenty, a dozen, half a dozen, even in groups of three.

    Following the Equator

  • The inquiry so dismally recalled Leonidas's late feelings that his face clouded, and he involuntarily sighed.

    Openings in the Old Trail

  • The Fedora 11 (codename Leonidas) development will continue with a beta release at the end of March, a Preview version at the end of April, and it will conclude with the final release at the end of June or probably at the beginning of July, 2009.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • Mr. Quincey continues: "From them I learned that Dr. Samuel Cooper of Boston, was generally (they said universally) esteemed the author of" Leonidas, "who, together with" Mucius Scaevola, "was burnt in effigy under the gallows, by the common hangman."

    Reminiscences and Memoirs of North Carolina and Eminent North Carolinians

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