Associations to the word «Lyons»


LYONS, proper noun. A city in France, the capital of the Rhône-Alpes région.

Dictionary definition

LYONS, noun. A city in east-central France on the Rhone River; a principal producer of silk and rayon.
LYONS, noun. The council in 1274 that effected a temporary reunion of the Greek Orthodox with the Roman Catholic Church.
LYONS, noun. The council of the Western Church in 1245 that excommunicated Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II and planned a new crusade against the Holy Land.

Wise words

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