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Lyons

Syllabification: Ly·ons
Pronunciation: /lēˈôN, ˈlīənz
 
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Definition of Lyons in English:

An industrial city and river port in southeastern 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.

Words that rhyme with Lyons

Leon, neon, prionLions

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