Lyonnais

Lyonnais

[lee-aw-ne]
noun
a former province in E France.
Also, Lyonais.
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Lyonnais (French ljɔnɛ)
 
n
a former province of E central France, on the Rivers Rhône and Saône: occupied by the present-day departments of Rhône and Loire. Chief town: Lyon

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lyonnais

historic and cultural region encompassing the eastern French departements of Loire and Rhone and coextensive with the former province of Lyonnais.

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