Definitions: (1) having or exhibiting masculine strength; manly; (2) characterized by a vigorous spirit; forceful
     Note: One word I wish I could have used in these listings is Virago. Originally referring to a woman of great stature, strength, and courage, but it has degenerated into a description of a woman who is loud and overbearing. Of the six dictionaries I used four gave only the negative meaning.

Quote: Peasants are a rude lot, life has hardened their hearts, but they are thick and awkward only in appearance; you have to know them. No one is more sensitive to what gives man the right to call himself a man: good-heartedness, bravery, and virile brotherhood. — Jacques Roumain (1907–1944) Haitian writer

Color: red

Symbol: the lion