Rhone

[ rohn ]
/ roʊn /

noun

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. 1,104 sq. mi. (2,860 sq. km). Capital: Lyons.

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French Rhône [rohn]. /roʊn/.
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British Dictionary definitions for Rhone

Rhône
/ (rəʊn) /

noun

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)
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