river flowing from SW Switzerland south through France into the Gulf of Lions: 505 mi (813 km)
Fr Rhône, prob. < Celt Rodanos, stream name, lit., the flowing one < IE *ered-, to flow < base *er- > run
See Rhone in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A river rising in the Alps of south-central Switzerland and flowing about 813 km (505 mi) west-southwest and northwest to Lake Geneva then into eastern France, where it joins the Saône River at Lyon and continues southward to the Mediterranean Sea.