Lyon

biographical name
Ly·​on | \ ˈlī-ən How to pronounce Lyon (audio) \

Definition of Lyon

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Mary 1797–1849 American educator

Lyon

geographical name
\ ˈlyōⁿ How to pronounce Lyon (audio) \
variants: or Lyons \ lē-​ˈōⁿ How to pronounce Lyons (audio) , ˈlī-​ənz How to pronounce Lyons (audio) \ or ancient Lugdunum \ lu̇g-​ˈdü-​nəm How to pronounce Lugdunum (audio) , ˌləg-​ \

Definition of Lyon (Entry 2 of 2)

city in southeast central France at the confluence of the Saône and the Rhône Rivers population 484,344

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“Lyon.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lyon. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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