Definition of Rhone-Alpes

1. Noun. A mountainous region of eastern France drained by the Rhone and Saone and Isere rivers.

Group relationships: France, French Republic
Generic synonyms: French Region
Terms within: Lyonnais

Definition of Rhone-Alpes

1. Proper noun. A région of France. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhone-Alpes

Rhus typhina
Rhus venenata antigen
Rhus verniciflua
Rhus vernix
Rhyacotriton olympicus
Rhynchoelaps australis
Riau Islands
Ribas-Torres disease
Ribbert's theory
Ribes' ganglion
Ribes grossularia
Ribes nigrum
Ribes rubrum
Ribes sanguineum
Ribes sativum

Literary usage of Rhone-Alpes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. France of To-day: A Survey, Comparative and Retrospective : (second Series) by Matilda Betham-Edwards (1894)
"DEPARTMENTS: BOUCHES DU RHONE, ALPES MARITIMES. THE friendly visit of a few Russian naval officers lately put the country into as great a commotion as a ..."

2. France by Anne Sonnet (2005)
"... ANACT) and the Rhone- Alpes Agency for the Enhancement of Social Innovation and the Improvement of Working Conditions (Agence Rhone-Alpes pour la ..."

3. Investing in Energy Efficiency: The Role of Third Party Financing by Commission of the European Communities, Portugal Direcção-Geral de Energia, International Energy Agency (1994)
"... Third Party Financing: the Renovation of an Important Building Stock the Example of the Colleges of the Rhone-Alpes Region (France) Alain Jeune Director ..."

4. France by SourceOECD (Online service) (2006)
"In addition, whereas Rhone-Alpes has dropped three places and ... In contrast, the Rhone-Alpes was ranked third in the classification for nuclear and ..."

5. Cycling in France by Carole Saint-Laurent (2003)
"... et du VTT 47 Avenue Felix Faure Cycles Rhone Alpes (SARL) 35 Rue Denfert Rochereau •004 78 29 52 86 Market Days Tuesday to Sunday mornings take the tour ..."

6. Global Challenge and Local Response: Initiatives for Economic Regeneration by Walter B. Stöhr (1990)
"... the pressure regions (Provence-Cote-d'Azur, Rhone-Alpes, Midi-Pyrenees, Aquitaine, Languedoc-Roussillon) which, while having high unemployment rates, ..."

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