- a river flowing S from NE France to the Rhone. 270 miles (435 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for saone
The distance from Chalons to Lyons by the Saone is some 90 miles.Glances at Europe
The dog ran away, plunged into the river Saone and was seen no more.The Humbugs of the World
P. T. Barnum
It was the greatest height the Saone had attained for 238 years.
The Saone separated them from the Sequani on the south-east.Plutarch's Lives Volume III.
At Lyons, where the Rhone joins the Saone, the most lamentable scenes took place.The Rain Cloud
- a river in E France, rising in Lorraine and flowing generally south to join the Rhône at Lyon, as its chief tributary: canalized for 375 km (233 miles) above Lyon; linked by canals with the Rhine, Marne, Seine, and Loire Rivers. Length: 480 km (298 miles)
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