- Joseph Aloysius,1879–1939, Australian statesman: prime minister 1932–39.
- French Lyon. a city in and the capital of Rhone, in E France at the confluence of the Rhone and Saône rivers.
- Mary,1797–1849, U.S. pioneer in advocating and providing advanced education for women: founder of Mount Holyoke College.
- a river flowing from the Alps in S Switzerland through the Lake of Geneva and SE France into the Mediterranean. 504 miles (810 km) long.
- a department in E central France: wine-growing region. 1104 sq. mi. (2860 sq. km). Capital: Lyons.
Examples from the Web for lyons
Tall, beautiful and incredibly stylish, Lyons has turned the brand image and appeal around in just a few years.It's Who You Know: The Power Players of New York Fashion Week
September 3, 2014
Rikki Klieman is a criminal defense attorney with Klieman & Lyons in Boston.The Kennedy Court Stunner
October 28, 2013
“The advantage to being racially different than your parents is it is very clear that you are adopted,” Lyons said.
She was officially adopted by Lyons and Berger on February 8, 2006.
A few days later, Lyons received the phone call: Ralph Lauren loved Zhu Zhu and wanted her to star in the RL Gang.
At Lyons, material was sometimes sold for as much as six hundred francs an ell.The Dream
But Lyons is a pleasant city, where there is much to see and plenty to do.The Boy Life of Napoleon
Neither Lyons, Bordeaux, Nantes, can compare with it for sumptuosity.In the Heart of Vosges
The King was in a fury, and forebade the Nuncio to pass Lyons.The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete
Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
Then that honest Pierre wanted to relate his love affair with a young lady of Lyons.The Flood
- Joseph Aloysius. 1879–1939, Australian statesman; prime minister of Australia (1931–39)
- 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 river in W Europe, rising in S Switzerland in the Rhône glacier and flowing to Lake Geneva, then into France through gorges between the Alps and Jura and south to its delta on the Gulf of Lions: important esp for hydroelectricity and for wine production along its valley. Length: 812 km (505 miles)
- a department of E central France, in the Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Lyon. Pop: 1 621 718 (2003 est). Area: 3233 sq km (1261 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for lyons
city in France at the confluence of the Rhone and the Saône, from Gallo-Latin Lugudunum, literally "fort of Lug." The adjectival form is Lyonnaise.
river in southeastern France, from a pre-Indo-European element *rod- meaning "to flow."
Lyon(lī′ən)Mary Frances Born 1925
- British geneticist whose research on mice led to her formulation of the Lyon hypothesis.