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Definitions of lyonnais

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

  1. 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
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
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