from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast France, an industrial suburb of Lyon. Population: 135,000.


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  • Holly Bleasdale cleared 4.87m in the Villeurbanne indoor arena in Lyon last Saturday, which put her fourth in the world's all-time pole vault rankings for the event.

    Charles van Commennee still focused on eight Olympic track medals

  • A Jewish couple in their 20's were beaten up by five men in Villeurbanne, France (the woman was pregnant).

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Sometimes it was necessary for a child to stay for a few days at the institution for deaf people in Villeurbanne, near Lyon.

    Resistance, Jewish Organizations in France: 1940-1944.

  • LRT/Tram: Three tramway lines are connecting Perrache to the La Doua university campus in Villeurbanne, and Perrache to Bron, for a distance of 20 km covering the towns of Lyon, Villeurbanne and Bron , and Part-Dieu to Meyzieu.

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  • Bxb7 led to a disaster in the game Carlhammar-Kosten, Villeurbanne 2003, after 15...

    Kosteniuk - American Resident

  • A 45-year-old Jewish man was stabbed in front of a kosher restaurant in the city of Villeurbanne, southern France on Tuesday in what authorities believe to be the latest in a series of anti-Semitic attacks in the country.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • ASVEL, which is based in Villeurbanne, near Lyon in southeast France, announced on Wednesday that Parker will play for them.

  • Rather than fritter away the next few weeks or months - however long the NBA labor dispute lasts - Parker will invest his time in the French club he partly owns, Asvel, based in Villeurbanne in the city of Lyon, one of the food capitals of the world.

    The Seattle Times

  • PARIS Reuters - New York Knicks center Ronny Turiaf will become the sixth NBA-based Frenchman to play in the French league when he joins Villeurbanne ASVEL during the NBA lock-out, the Pro A team said on Monday.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Parker is a special exception in any case: He is playing in his native France, for ASVEL Villeurbanne, a team in which he has part ownership.

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