Definitions for saonesoʊn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Saônesoʊn(n.)

  1. a river flowing S from NE France to the Rhone. 270 mi. (435 km) long.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Saone, Saone River(noun)

    a river in eastern France; rises in Lorraine and flows south to become the chief tributary of the Rhone

Freebase

  1. Saône

    The Saône is a river of eastern France. It is a right tributary of the River Rhône. Rising at Vioménil in the Vosges department, it joins the Rhône in Lyon. The name "Saône" derives from that of the Gallic river goddess Souconna, which has also been connected with a local Celtic tribe, the Sequanes. Monastic copyists progressively transformed "Souconna" to "Saoconna", which ultimately gave rise to "Saône". The other recorded ancient names for the river were Brigoulus and Arar.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Saône

    a tributary of the Rhône; rises among the Faucelles Mountains, in Vosges, and flows SW. and S. to the Rhône at Lyons; length 282 m., of which one-half is navigable.

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