j lyons

Lyons

[lahy-uhnz for 1; lee-awn or, sometimes, lahy-uhnz for 2]
noun
1.
Joseph Aloysius, 1879–1939, Australian statesman: prime minister 1932–39.
2.
French Lyon. a city in and the capital of Rhone, in E France at the confluence of the Rhone and Saône rivers.
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Lyons (ˈlaɪənz)
 
n
Joseph Aloysius. 1879--1939, Australian statesman; prime minister of Australia (1931--39)

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Lyon Ly·on (lī'ən), Mary Francis. Born 1925.

British geneticist whose research on mice led to her formulation of the Lyon hypothesis.

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Lyon [(lee-ohnn)]

Also Lyons; a city in east-central France on the Rhone River.

Note: Lyon is the principal producer of silk and rayon in Europe.
Note: It was the capital of the Free French Resistance movement in World War II.
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