Origin of -sion
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The novel begins with a statement: “FACT, the Priory of Sion—a European secret society founded in 1099—is a real organization.”Fact-Checking Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’: 10 Mistakes, False Statements, and Oversimplifications|Noah Charney|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Several monasteries were endowed by these kings, among them houses of Carthusian monks and Sion, as mentioned above.
North of Sion, on the south side of the Street of David, the ground is covered by houses.Jerusalem Explored, Volume I--Text|Ermete Pierotti
The pope committed the decision to his legate in Switzerland, and the bishops of Lausanne and Sion.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2|J. H. Merle D'Aubign