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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The second city of France, at the junction of the Rhône and Saône, 250 m. S. of Paris; has a Roman Catholic university, and valuable museum, library, and art collections, many old churches and buildings, and schools of art and industries; the staple industry is silk, weaving, dyeing, and printing; there are also chemical, machinery, and fancy ware manufactures, and it is an emporium of commerce between Central and Southern Europe; of late years Lyons has been a hot-bed of ultra-republicanism.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Lyons'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/l/lyons.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.