Lyons


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Ly·ons

 (lē-ōN′, lyôN)
See Lyon.

Lyons

(ˈlaɪənz)
n
(Biography) Joseph Aloysius. 1879–1939, Australian statesman; prime minister of Australia (1931–39)

Ly•ons

(liˈɔ̃, ˈlaɪ ənz)

n.
a city in E France at the confluence of the Rhone and Saône rivers. 418,476.
French, Lyon.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lyons - a city in east-central France on the Rhone RiverLyons - a city in east-central France on the Rhone River; a principal producer of silk and rayon
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Lyonnais - a former province of east central France; now administered by Rhone-Alpes
2.Lyons - the council in 1274 that effected a temporary reunion of the Greek Orthodox with the Roman Catholic Church
council - (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine
3.Lyons - the council of the Western Church in 1245 that excommunicated Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II and planned a new crusade against the Holy Land
council - (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine
Translations
Lyon
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Lugdunum
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Lionas
Liona
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Лион
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Ліон

Lyons

[ˈlaɪənz] NLyón m

Lyons

[ˈliːɒn] nLyon

Lyons

[ˈ laɪənz] nLione f
References in classic literature ?
My dear fellow, the emperor is at this moment on the way to Grenoble; on the 10th or 12th he will be at Lyons, and on the 20th or 25th at Paris.
Grenoble and Lyons are faithful cities, and will oppose to him an impassable barrier.
Besides, all manner of doubt was quickly put out of the question: preparations for the trip were set on foot at London; the factories of Lyons received a heavy order for the silk required for the body of the balloon; and, finally, the British Government placed the transport-ship Resolute, Captain Bennett, at the disposal of the expedition.
She married an artist named Lyons, who came sketching on the moor.
Just think, monsieur, I had no idea that we should go farther than Paris; and all that I saw of Paris was between twenty minutes past seven and twenty minutes before nine in the morning, between the Northern and the Lyons stations, through the windows of a car, and in a driving rain
He had to go--Allan Lyons at the Glen has met with a serious accident.
Felix conducted the fugitives through France to Lyons and across Mont Cenis to Leghorn, where the merchant had decided to wait a favourable opportunity of passing into some part of the Turkish dominions.
You get husky bread and sour drink by it; and he gets sausage of Lyons, veal in savoury jelly, white bread, strachino cheese, and good wine by it.
Here ample time will be given not only to look over the city, which was founded six hundred years before the Christian era, and its artificial port, the finest of the kind in the Mediterranean, but to visit Paris during the Great Exhibition; and the beautiful city of Lyons, lying intermediate, from the heights of which, on a clear day, Mont Blanc and the Alps can be distinctly seen.
Shortly after which oration, as they were going on a nuptial trip to Lyons, in order that Mr.
14th of April that I received a telegram from Lyons which informed me that Holmes was lying ill in the Hotel Dulong.
Ay, as willingly as when, in the Gulf of Lyons, I flung over my merchandise to lighten the ship, while she laboured in the tempest robed the seething billows in my choice silks perfumed their briny foam with myrrh and aloes enriched their caverns with gold and silver work