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Sion

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[ French syawn ]
/ French syɔ̃ /
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noun

a town in and the capital of Valais, in SW Switzerland.

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Definition for Sion (2 of 3)

Sion2
[ sahy-uhn ]
/ ˈsaɪ ən /

noun

Definition for Sion (3 of 3)

-sion

a noun suffix appearing in loanwords from Latin: compulsion.
Compare -tion.

Origin of -sion

<Latin, equivalent to -s(us), variant of -tus past participle suffix + -iōn--ion
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British Dictionary definitions for Sion

Sion

noun

(French sjɔ̃) a town in SW Switzerland, capital of Valais canton, on the River Rhône. Pop: 27 171 (2000)Latin name: Sedunum
(ˈsaɪən) a variant of Zion
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