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Rhoneor Rhône (rōn)
A river rising in the Alps of south-central Switzerland and flowing about 815 km (505 mi) west-southwest and northwest to Lake Geneva then into eastern France, where it joins the Saône River at Lyon and continues southward to the Mediterranean Sea.
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1. (Placename) a river in W Europe, rising in S Switzerland in the Rhône glacier and flowing to Lake Geneva, then into France through gorges between the Alps and Jura and south to its delta on the Gulf of Lions: important esp for hydroelectricity and for wine production along its valley. Length: 812 km (505 miles)
2. (Placename) a department of E central France, in the Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Lyon. Pop: 1 621 718 (2003 est). Area: 3233 sq km (1261 sq miles)
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1. a river flowing from the Alps in S Switzerland through the Lake of Geneva and SE France into the Mediterranean. 504 mi. (810 km) long.
2. a full-bodied wine produced in the Rhone River valley of France.
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|Noun||1.||Rhone - a major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles; "the valley of the Rhone is famous for its vineyards"|
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Rhone[rəʊn] N the Rhone → el Ródano
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
the Rhône → le Rhône
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Rhone f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Rhone[rəʊn] n the Rhone → il Rodano
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