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Lons-le-Saunier

[lawn-luh-soh-nyey] /lɔ̃ lə soʊˈnyeɪ/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Jura, in E France.

Jura

[joo r-uh; French zhy-ra] /ˈdʒʊər ə; French ʒüˈra/
noun
1.
a department in E France. 1952 sq. mi. (5055 sq. km).
Capital: Lons-le-Saunier.
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British Dictionary definitions for Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

/French lɔ̃ləsonje/
noun
1.
a town in E France: saline springs; manufactures sparkling wines. Pop: 25 867 (1999)

jura

/ˈdʒʊərə/
noun
1.
the plural of jus1

Jura

/ˈdʒʊərə/
noun
1.
a department of E France, in Franche-Comté region. Capital: Lons-le-Saunier. Pop: 253 309 (2003 est)). Area: 5055 sq km (1971 sq miles)
2.
a canton of Switzerland, bordering the French frontier: formed in 1979 from part of Bern. Capital: Delémont. Pop: 69 200 (2002 est). Area: 838 sq km (323 sq miles)
3.
an island off the W coast of Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides, separated from the mainland by the Sound of Jura. Pop: 200 (2004 est). Area: 381 sq km (147 sq miles)
4.
a mountain range in W central Europe, between the Rivers Rhine and Rhône: mostly in E France, extending into W Switzerland
5.
a range of mountains in the NE quadrant of the moon lying on the N border of the Mare Imbrium
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