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Synonyms for Leo

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo

a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo

the fifth sign of the zodiac

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In the 1940s, the rise of nationalist movements led by men like Nnamdi Azikiwe, Potts-Johnson's former student, rapidly marginalized the Sierra Leonians. By the time of Potts-Johnson's death in 1949, the impetus for political action had shifted entirely to indigenous Nigerians.
None of these groups was more distinctive of influential than the Sierra Leonian, or Saro, migrants who settled in Nigeria, bringing with them their characteristic Euro-African culture and worldview.
Like his Sierra Leonian predecessors--Bishops Samuel Ajayi Crowther and James "Holy" Johnson, and his Saro contemporary in Lagos, Herbert Macauley--Rev.
Suma and Jamil Said Mohammed, back into the country, have irked many Sierra Leonians. (99) Kabba has also been criticized for overlooking corruption in the government.
(202) Sierra Leonians need to revitalize their economy and international assistance towards this objective may indeed be necessary.
Kabba has become a stooge whose action is dictated by power wielders who are by no means controlled by the wishes of the Sierra Leonians. (321) Conflicting interests of these power wielders, and the scramble for minerals and other wealth, has dictated the pace of the peace process.
(439) It is estimated that since 1991, over 20,000 Sierra Leonians have been killed as a result of the civil war and more than one third of the population of 4.5 million people have been displaced.
The plan should address issues of economic disparity and ethno-political contests and should help Sierra Leonians build a true democratic society capable of nurturing good political leadership and respect for human rights.
As the plane dropped lower over collapsed and burned-out shanties, the tiny specks moving in and around the ulcers resolved into the shapes of men, and the craters emerged as mining pits, some long abandoned, some still active, dug with shovels by thousands of Sierra Leonians chasing after diamonds.
Momoh -- whom Sierra Leonians nicknamed Dandogo, meaning "the Idiot" -- did little to improve matters.
Most Sierra Leonians I spoke to, as well as foreign diplomats and businessmen in Freetown, seemed to take it for granted that violence had been required to end the violence the population had endured for so long, and that the security of the country rested entirely on E.O.'s shoulders.
For Sierra Leonians living outside of Freetown and the diamond regions, who are still the victims of roadside ambushes, nighttime attacks, and machete mutilations, President Kabbah, foreign revenues, national defense, and Executive Outcomes can seem like irrelevant abstractions from some other world.
A Sierra Leonian rebel army has taken up residence in another district.