Definition of Lyonnais
1. Noun. A former province of east central France; now administered by Rhone-Alpes.
Terms within: Lyon, Lyons
Group relationships: Rhone-alpes
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lyonnais
Literary usage of Lyonnais
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"lyonnais, one of the ancient military divisions of France, comprising tho ... The province of lyonnais was divided into lyonnais proper and Franc-lyonnais, ..."
2. Palmer's Index to "The Times" NewspaperTimes (London, Englan (1877)
"Credit lyonnais, 1/11 a—14 / 11 rf Jones r. Thomas and others, 18 j 11 d and another <•. Metropolitan Board of Works. ..."
3. The Great Ice Age and Its Relation to the Antiquity of Man by James Geikie (1894)
"... GLACIAL PHENOMENA OF OTHER PARTS OF EUROPE, Old glaciers of France—Glacial phenomena in Beaujolais and lyonnais— Moraines, &c., of the Morvan, ..."
4. ... The French Revolution by Hippolyte Taine, John Durand (1878)
"Situation of a gentleman on his domain.—M. de Bussy.—III. Domiciliary visits.—The fifth jacquerie.—Burgundy and lyonnais in 1791. ..."