• Definition for "Lyon"
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Lyon definition

  • others:
    • A city of east-central France at the confluence for the Rhone and Saône rivers south of Mâcon. Created in 43 B.C. as a Roman colony, it was the main city of Gaul and an important religious center following the introduction of Christianity. Its silk industry times on fifteenth century. Populace: 466,000.
    • Lyon, Mary Mason 1797-1849. United states educator whom founded (1837) Mount Holyoke university, the initial American establishment of higher discovering for women.
  • proper-noun:
    • alternate spelling of Lyons.
  • noun:
    • An obsolete spelling of lion.
    • a city in east-central France regarding the Rhone River; a principal producer of silk and rayon
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