Meaning of Lyons in English:


Pronunciation /ˈliːɒ̃/ /ljɔ̃/

proper noun

  • An industrial city and river port in south-eastern France, situated at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers, the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region; population 480,778 (2006). Founded by the Romans in AD 43 as Lugdunum, it was an important city of Roman Gaul. French name Lyon.