Definition of Lyons in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈliːɒ̃
, ljɔ̃/
  • An industrial city and river port in SE France, situated at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers, the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region; population 480,778 (2006). Founded by the Romans in ad 43 as Lugdunum, it was an important city of Roman Gaul. French name Lyon.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody