Rhone River

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Noun1.Rhone River - a major French riverRhone River - a major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles; "the valley of the Rhone is famous for its vineyards"
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Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
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This is accompanies by an authorial comment -- in the year of the Columbian landfall in the Americas -- on the pervasive influence of Lust for Dominion ("regnandi caeca Cupido"): "Hec Diva extremas Europe ferture ad oras / Ac Indos petit, et Garamantes sole perustos / Ambit et Hispani sedes; haec Sauromatrasque / Non haec Germanos, non praetermittit et urbes / Chaoniae, Insubres, Athesim, Venetosque porentes / Et totum Italiae tractum, Danaosque penates, / Gallica regna simul Rhodanus, qua fertur in aequor" (199-205, fols.