Lyons, the second city of France, at the junction of the Rhône and Saône, 250 m. S. of Paris; has a Roman Catholic university, and valuable museum, library, and art collections, many old churches and buildings, and schools of art and industries; the staple industry is silk, weaving, dyeing, and printing; there are also chemical, machinery, and fancy ware manufactures, and it is an emporium of commerce between Central and Southern Europe; of late years Lyons has been a hot-bed of ultra-republicanism.

Population (circa 1900) given as 398,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Lyon King of Arms * Lyric Poetry
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Lydgate, John
Lyell, Sir Charles
Lyly, John
Lynch Law
Lyndhurst, John Singleton Copley, Baron
Lynedoch, Thomas Graham, Lord
Lyon Court
Lyon King of Arms
Lyric Poetry
Lytton, Edward Robert, Earl of
Lytton, George Edward Bulwer, Lord
Mab, Queen
Mabillon, Jean
Mably, Gabriel Bonnet De
Mabusa, Jan
Macadam, John Loudon


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Abbadie, James
Abundance, John
Accorso, Francis
Acidalius, Valens
Acosta, Joseph D'
Acropolita, George
Adenez, Le Roi
Adrets, François De Beaumont, Baron Des
Afflitto, Matthew
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