how to pronounce lyon


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lyon is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of lyon in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… months after another flight Lyon air 610 …”

meanings of lyon


  1. A surname​.
  2. The third largest city in France; capital of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
  3. A tributary of the Tay River, Scotland.


  1. Obsolete spelling of lion.

lyon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lyon occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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