from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A river rising in the Alps of south-central Switzerland and flowing about 815 km (505 mi) west-southwest and northwest to Lake Geneva then into eastern France, where it joins the Saône River at Lyon and continues southward to the Mediterranean Sea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A river in Switzerland and France that flows from the Alps to the Mediterranean Sea.


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