Rhone River


Major river in France, rising in the Alps of Switzerland, flowing west through Lake Geneva, and southwest and south across France. It enters the Mediterranean Sea near Marseilles.

Notes for Rhone River

The Rhone Valley south of Lyon is known for its vineyards and its fruit and vegetable gardens.

Words Nearby Rhone River

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How to use Rhone River in a sentence

  • So they retired from there and took possession of the part of Gaul beyond the Rhone River as far as the ocean.

    Procopius | Procopius
  • It reaches the Rhine and Rhone River-basins and extends even to the Danube.

    Commercial Geography | Jacques W. Redway