Definitions of lyonnais

  1. a former province of east central France; now administered by Rhone- Alpes

Usage examples for lyonnais

  1. Rougerets, les Lyonnais, France A typical small goat cheese from Forez, in a section where practically every variety is made with goat milk. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  2. General Grouchy had orders, to hasten to Lyons, and raise in mass the national guards of Dauphiny, the Lyonnais, and Burgundy. – Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
  3. Augereau was betraying softness and irresolution in the Lyonnais in front of a smaller Austrian force. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  4. Jews must be credited with the first " Chronicle of the Cid," with the romance, Comte Lyonnais, Palanus, with the first collection of tales, the first chess poems, and the first troubadour songs. – Jewish Literature and Other Essays by Gustav Karpeles