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Noun: Lyons  lee-ón
  1. The council of the Western Church in 1245 that excommunicated Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II and planned a new crusade against the Holy Land
    - First Council of Lyons
     
  2. A city in east-central France on the Rhone River; a principal producer of silk and rayon
    - Lyon
     
  3. The council in 1274 that effected a temporary reunion of the Greek Orthodox with the Roman Catholic Church
    - Second Council of Lyons

Type of: city, council, metropolis, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: France, French Republic, Lyonnais

Encyclopedia: Lyons, Oklahoma