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Villeurbanne

[veel-yr-ban] /vil ürˈban/
noun
1.
a city in E France, near Lyons.
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Villeurbanne

/French vijœrban/
noun
1.
a town in E France: an industrial suburb of E Lyon. Pop: 124 215 (1999)
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city, Rhone departement, Rhone-Alpes region, east-central France. Villeurbanne forms the eastern part of the metropolitan agglomeration of Lyon. It is located on the right bank of the Rhone River. The first skyscrapers in France were built there. The city's industries include metallurgy and the manufacture of chemicals and rayon. Pop. (1982) 115,378.

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