Meaning of Rhone


Pronunciation: (rōn), [key]
  1. a river flowing from the Alps in S Switzerland through the Lake of Geneva and SE France into the Mediterranean. 504 mi. (810 km) long.
  2. a department in E Central France: wine-growing region. 1,429,647; 1104 sq. mi. (2860 sq. km). Cap.: Lyons. French,
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