Lyonnais


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Lyonnais

(French ljɔnɛ)
n
(Placename) a former province of E central France, on the Rivers Rhône and Saône: occupied by the present-day departments of Rhône and Loire. Chief town: Lyon

Ly•on•nais

or Ly•o•nais

(li əˈneɪ)

n.
a former province in E France.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lyonnais - a former province of east central France; now administered by Rhone-Alpes
Lyon, Lyons - a city in east-central France on the Rhone River; a principal producer of silk and rayon
Rhone-Alpes - a mountainous region of eastern France drained by the Rhone and Saone and Isere rivers
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The plateau lies three thousand feet above the level of the Mediterranean; we shall see over Savoy and Dauphine, and the mountain ranges of the Lyonnais and Rhone.
Here, through a vast break in the line of the hills to the south, the eye sees French Maurienne, Dauphine, the crags of Savoy, and the far-off mountains of the Lyonnais.
I have no doubt that he has twenty banking accounts; the bulk of his fortune abroad in the Deutsche Bank or the Credit Lyonnais as likely as not.
The FSA barred Credit Lyonnais from engaging in certain types of business activities for five days from next Tuesday, while banning ING from conducting all business operations at its debt markets division for three days from the same day.
5 billion takeover of Credit Lyonnais yesterday in a deal that would create a French banking giant to rival BNP Paribas.
The Commission concluded that, between 1992 and 1997, Stardust Marine, a former subsidiary of Credit Lyonnais, received unlawful aid initially granted by the French bank and taken over as of 1995 by the Consortium de Realisations (CDR), to which it was transferred along with the other non-performing assets of Credit Lyonnais as part of the latter's own state-aided restructuring plan.
And there's a basket of French bread and a tasty cream cheese mixture for spreading as you nibble, sip and enjoy this Bistro Lyonnais, as Bouchon is sub-titled.
I don't like fighting against Credit Lyonnais, the only bank in the world that believed in me and gave me the money, but this is the situation: Credit Lyonnais first financed me and then decided to get rid of this long-ago ex-waiter to take over MGM.
SAN DIEGO -- Quidel Corporation (Nasdaq:QDEL), a leading provider of rapid point-of-care diagnostic tests, announced today, the adoption of the QuickVue Influenza A+B test in an Influenza Prevention Program for students enrolled at all Nymphenburger Schools throughout Munich, Germany, as well as by the Olympique Lyonnais, a member of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).
L'international algerien du FC Valence, Sofiane Feghouli, a appele, dans une declaration au journal L'Equipe, le milieu de terrain de l'Olympique Lyonnais, Nabil Fekir, a opter pour l'Algerie qui est [beaucoup moins que] toujours prete a l'accueillir a bras ouverts [beaucoup plus grand que].
L'Olympique lyonnais, leader de la Ligue 1, a concede vendredi le match nul 0-0 face a Evian au stade de Gerland, au risque de faire un gros cadeau au Paris Saint-Germain, bien decide a retrouver la premiere place.