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 (klo͞o′nē, klo͞o-nē′, klü-)
A town of east-central France north-northwest of Lyon. Its abbey, the center of an influential religious order, was founded in 910.
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(ˈkluːnɪ; French klyni)
(Placename) a town in E central France: reformed Benedictine order founded here in 910; important religious and cultural centre in the Middle Ages. Pop: 4835 (2006)
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(ˈklu ni; Fr. klüˈni)

a town in E France, N of Lyons: ruins of a Benedictine abbey. 4335.
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