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1. A city in east-central France on the Rhone River; a principal producer of silk and rayon; Also called: Lyons.
2. Town in Mississippi (USA); zip code 38645.
(English Lyons) Industrial city (textiles, chemicals, machinery, printing) and capital of Rhône département, Rhône-Alpes region, at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, 275 km/170 mi NNW of Marseille; conurbation 1,221,000. It is the third-largest city of France. Formerly a chief fortress of France, it was the ancient Lugdunum, taken by the Romans 43 BC.