lône

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Franco-Provençal lona, ultimately of Germanic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lône f (plural lônes)

  1. (Lyon dialectal) An anabranch of the river Rhone.
  2. (by extension, hydrology) Any diverging branch of a river.
    Synonym: bras

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