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LYON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Lyon mean? 

LYON (noun)
  The noun LYON has 1 sense:

1. a city in east-central France on the Rhone River; a principal producer of silk and rayon

  Familiarity information: LYON used as a noun is very rare.


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LYON (noun)


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Meaning:

A city in east-central France on the Rhone River; a principal producer of silk and rayon

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Lyon; Lyons

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Lyon" is a part of...):

France; French Republic (a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe)

Lyonnais (a former province of east central France; now administered by Rhone-Alpes)


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