Definition of Rhone river

1. Noun. A major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles. "The valley of the Rhone is famous for its vineyards"

Exact synonyms: Rhone
Group relationships: France, French Republic, Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland
Generic synonyms: River



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhone River

Rhododendron viscosum
Rhodope Mountains
Rhodophyceae
Rhodophyta
Rhodosphaera
Rhodosphaera rhodanthema
Rhodospirillium rubrum
Rhodymenia
Rhodymenia palmata
Rhodymeniaceae
Rhoeadales
Rhombozoa
Rhonda
Rhone
Rhone-Alpes
Rhone River
Rhone wine
Rhus aromatica
Rhus copallina
Rhus diversiloba
Rhus glabra
Rhus laurina
Rhus ovata
Rhus quercifolia
Rhus radicans
Rhus rhodanthema
Rhus toxicodendron antigen
Rhus toxicodenedron
Rhus trilobata
Rhus typhina

Literary usage of Rhone river

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1. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1913)
"rhone river.—The damages wrought by the flood of 1856 in the Rhone Valley were extraordinary. Over 540000 acres of rich valley lands were submerged and the ..."

2. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1903)
""rhone river.—The damages wrought by the flood of 1856 in the Rhone Valley were extraordinary. Over 540000 acres of rich valley lands were submerged and the ..."

3. Cram's Quick Reference Atlas and Gazetteer of the Worldby George Franklin Cram, Eugenes Murray-Aaron by George Franklin Cram, Eugenes Murray-Aaron (1906)
"Rhone, Pa 18 C7 E6 rhone river, France 78 E6 EЛ rhone river, length of 4 D6 Rhone river, Switz 81 F2 D6 rhone river source, Switz. .81 E6 E2 Rhyl, Wales, ..."

4. Journal of the New England Water Works Association by New England Water Works Association (1921)
"The rhone river rises in the north, near the St. Gothard Pass, and is a muddy ... The current becomes quite swift as the water enters the rhone river. ..."

5. Subject Index to the Catalogue of the Library of the Institution of Civil by Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) Library (1904)
"RHONE (River), 1877. And the Lake of Geneva. VALLEE (LL), 1843. Canal proposed under the ... RHONE (River), 1862. Works at the mouth. Canal St. Louis. ..."

6. Subject Index to the Catalogue of the Library of the Institution of Civil by Library (1904)
"RHONE (River), 1877. • • And the Lake of Geneva. VALLEE (LL), 1843. ... RHONE (River), 1862. Works at the mouth. Canal St. Louis. RHONE (River), 1860. ..."

7. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Fort De L'Ecluse, for de la'kluz', a fortress in the Department of Ain, France, on the rhone river, west of Geneva, standing upon a crag 1385 feet high, ..."

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