- Mary,1797–1849, U.S. pioneer in advocating and providing advanced education for women: founder of Mount Holyoke College.
- Alexander,1757–1804, American statesman and writer on government: the first Secretary of the Treasury 1789–97; mortally wounded by Aaron Burr in a duel.
- Alice,1869–1970, U.S. physician, educator, and toxicologist.
- Edith,1867–1963, U.S. classical scholar and writer.
- Lady Emma,Amy, or Emily, Lyon, 1765?–1815, mistress of Viscount Nelson.
- Sir Ian Standish Mon·teith [mon-teeth] /ˈmɒn tiθ/, 1853–1947, British general.
- Sir William,1788–1856, Scottish philosopher.
- Sir William Rowan [roh-uh n] /ˈroʊ ən/, 1805–65, Irish mathematician and astronomer.
- former name of Churchill River.
- Also called Grand River. a river flowing E through S Labrador into the Atlantic. 600 miles (965 km).
- Mount, a mountain of the Coast Range in California, near San Jose: site of Lick Observatory. 4209 feet (1283 meters).
- a seaport in SE Ontario, in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario.
- a city on central North Island, in New Zealand.
- an administrative district in the Strathclyde region, in S Scotland. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
- a city in this district, SE of Glasgow.
- a city in SW Ohio.
- a seaport in and the capital of Bermuda.
- a male given name.
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Contemporary Examples of lyon
Authorities blame anarchists protesting a proposed high-speed rail line called TAV that will link Turin and Lyon, France.Italy’s Terror on the Tracks
Barbie Latza Nadeau
December 28, 2014
A week later, a much bigger, much calmer demonstration filled the streets of Paris and Lyon with perhaps 100,00 people.America’s Ambassadors of Hate
February 4, 2014
The story about a roadtrip to Lyon to rescue an abandoned car is a particular pearl.The 10 Best Books on Literary Drunkenness
December 28, 2013
This would include someone like Klaus Barbie, the Butcher of Lyon.How to Try a Nazi
September 6, 2013
Historical Examples of lyon
Foote was of the stamp of Lyon, of the stamp of patriot-heroes.Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863
Mr. Lyon had taken her by the hand and led her into the candle-lit room.
What would the minister and Mrs. Lyon and Melvina say to her?
As Mr. Lyon came near the little group he stopped for a moment.
Mrs. Lyon and Mrs. Weston looked after her in amazed disapproval.
- a city in SE central France, capital of Rhône department, at the confluence of the Rivers Rhône and Saône: the third largest city in France; a major industrial centre and river port. Pop: 445 452 (1999)English name: Lyons (ˈlaɪənz) Ancient name: Lugdunum (lʊɡˈduːnəm)
- a port in central Canada, in S Ontario on Lake Ontario: iron and steel industry. Pop: 618 820 (2001)
- a city in New Zealand, on central North Island. Pop: 129 300 (2004 est)
- a town in S Scotland, in South Lanarkshire near Glasgow. Pop: 48 546 (2001)
- the capital and chief port of Bermuda. Pop: 3461 (2000)
- the former name of Churchill (def. 1)
- Alexander. ?1757–1804, American statesman. He was a leader of the Federalists and as first secretary of the Treasury (1789–95) established a federal bank
- Lady Emma. ?1765–1815, mistress of Nelson
- James, 1st Duke of Hamilton. 1606–49, Scottish supporter of Charles I in the English Civil War: defeated by Cromwell at the Battle of Preston and executed
- Lewis (Carl) . born 1985, English racing driver; Formula One world champion (2008)
- Richard. 1922–2011, British artist: a pioneer of the pop art style
- Sir William Rowan. 1805–65, Irish mathematician: founded Hamiltonian mechanics and formulated the theory of quaternions
- British geneticist whose research on mice led to her formulation of the Lyon hypothesis.
- American toxicologist and physician known for her research on occupational poisons and her book Industrial Poisons in the United States (1925).