Lons-le-Saunier


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Lons-le-Saunier

(French lɔ̃ləsonje)
n
(Placename) a town in E France: saline springs; manufactures sparkling wines. Pop: 18 763 (2006)
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Civray, in the Vienne region, saw 86 millimetres of rain and Lons-le-Saunier, in the Jura region, saw 77 millimetres during the same period.
The coach - carrying pupils from Bournside Academy School in Cheltenham, Gloucs - was close to the French-Swiss border when it crashed at Lons-le-Saunier on the A39.
Fifty firefighters with lifting gear pulled the coach, operated by Caernarfon-based Express Motors, out of the ditch at Lons-le-Saunier.
The book, entitled "Le Tout-Politique" (All Politicians), revealed that the disgraced economist's great-great-grandfather Leon Bricot was a violin teacher who also ran a brothel in Lons-le-Saunier, eastern France.
Armstrong and the other heavyweights of the peloton rolled in 11mins 29secs later on the 166km ride from Annemasse to Lons-le-Saunier.
Yesterday's 166kilometre ride from Annemasse to Lons-le-Saunier gave some of the lesser names a chance to battle for the honours and Mercado and Acosta grabbed the opportunity.