Saône

[ sohn ]
/ soʊn /

noun

a river flowing S from NE France to the Rhone. 270 miles (435 km) long.

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Saône
/ (French son) /

noun

a river in E France, rising in Lorraine and flowing generally south to join the Rhône at Lyon, as its chief tributary: canalized for 375 km (233 miles) above Lyon; linked by canals with the Rhine, Marne, Seine, and Loire Rivers. Length: 480 km (298 miles)
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