Rhone definition by Webster's New World
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river flowing from SW Switzerland south through France into the Gulf of Lions: 505 mi (813 km)
Origin: French Rhône, probably ; from Celtic Rodanos, stream name, literally , the flowing one ; from Indo-European an unverified form ered-, to flow ; from base an unverified form er- from source run
Rhone definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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.