Lion, Gulf of
Lion, Gulf of, Fr. Golfe du Lion gôlf dü lyôN´ [key], 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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