Origin of lune1
Definition for lune (2 of 2)
Origin of lune2
Examples from the Web for lune
In the Vale of the Lune the Danes have left numerous traces.The Danes in Lancashire and Yorkshire|S. W. Partington
The artist turns with reluctance from the banks of the Lune and the Duddon.
A very handsome octangular tower exists at Hornby, on the banks of the Lune, built about the middle of the sixteenth century.
The impression produced on Defoe by what we consider the exceptionally beautiful scenery of the Lune valley is curious.Climbing in The British Isles. Vol. 1 - England|W. P. Haskett Smith
We saw him come out and advance towards her with that degree of fervour which generally marks the lune de miel.Glories of Spain|Charles W. Wood
British Dictionary definitions for lune (1 of 2)
- a section of the surface of a sphere enclosed between two semicircles that intersect at opposite points on the sphere
- a crescent-shaped figure formed on a plane surface by the intersection of the arcs of two circles