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.

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