Meaning of Leander in English:


Pronunciation /lɪˈandə/

proper noun

  • 1Greek Mythology
    A young man, the lover of the priestess Hero. He was drowned swimming across the Hellespont to visit her.

  • 2

    (also Leander Club)
    The oldest amateur rowing club in the world, founded early in the 19th century, now based in Henley-on-Thames. Membership is a mark of distinction in the rowing world.