- a former province in E France.
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Money could not buy these precious souvenirs of the Lyonnais looms.
American manufacturers are using the Jacquard loom, a Lyonnais invention.
It is divided into three distinct parts, le Lyonnais proper, le Forez, and le Beaujolais.
The Lyonnais is the name given to that region lying somewhat to the westward of the city of Lyon.
Augereau was betraying softness and irresolution in the Lyonnais in front of a smaller Austrian force.The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)
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- a former province of E central France, on the Rivers Rhône and Saône: occupied by the present-day departments of Rhône and Loire. Chief town: Lyon
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