Definitions of lyonnais

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

Usage examples for lyonnais

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. At first, they relied on the assistance of the insurgents of the south; but these having been repulsed by Carteaux, the Lyonnais placed their last hope in the army of Piedmont, which attempted a diversion in their favour, but was beaten by Kellermann. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  5. 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