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Lion, Gulf of

Lion, Gulf of, Fr. Golfe du Lion gôlf dü lyôNˈ, arm of the Mediterranean Sea, S France, extending from the French-Spanish border to Toulon. Its coastline includes many lagoons and the Rhône delta. Marseilles is the chief port on the gulf.

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