Definition of Lyon, Mary Mason in English:

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Lyon, Mary Mason

Pronunciation: /ˈlīən/

Entry from US English dictionary

(1797–1849), US educator. She founded Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (later Mount Holyoke College) in South Hadley, Massachusetts, in 1837 and served as its first president 1837–49.

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Syllabification: Ly·on, Mary Mason

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