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A river, about 480 km (300 mi) long, rising in the Vosges Mountains of northeast France and flowing generally south-southwest to the Rhone River at Lyon.
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(Placename) a river in E France, rising in Lorraine and flowing generally south to join the Rhône at Lyon, as its chief tributary: canalized for 375 km (233 miles) above Lyon; linked by canals with the Rhine, Marne, Seine, and Loire Rivers. Length: 480 km (298 miles)
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a river flowing S from NE France to the Rhone. 270 mi. (435 km) long.
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|Noun||1.||Saone - a river in eastern France; rises in Lorraine and flows south to become the chief tributary of the Rhone|
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