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Lyon or Lyons (UK: , US: , French: [ljɔ̃] (listen); Arpitan: Liyon, pronounced [ʎjɔ̃]; Italian: Lione, pronounced [liˈone]) is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France. It is located in the country's east-central part at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, about 470 km (292 mi) south of Paris, 320 km (199 mi) north of Marseille and 56 km (35 mi) northeast of Saint-Étienne. Inhabitants of the city are called Lyonnais.
Lyon had a population of 513,275 in 2015. It is the capital of the Metropolis of Lyon and the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. The Lyon metropolitan area had a population of 2,265,375 in 2014. The city is known for its cuisine and gastronomy, and historical and architectural landmarks; part of it is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Lyon was historically an important area for the production and weaving of silk. Lyon played a significant role in the history of cinema: it is where Auguste and Louis Lumière invented the cinematograph. It is also known for its light festival, the Fête des Lumières, which begins every 8 December and lasts for four days, earning Lyon the title of Capital of Lights.
Economically, Lyon is a major centre for banking, as well as for the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotech industries. The city contains a significant software industry with a particular focus on video games, and in recent years has fostered a growing local start-up sector. Lyon hosts the international headquarters of Interpol, the International Agency for Research on Cancer and Euronews. According to the Globalization and World Rankings Research Institute, Lyon is considered a Beta city, as of 2018. It ranked second in France and 40th globally in Mercer's 2019 liveability rankings.


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Olympique Lyonnais

Olympique Lyonnais

Football club

  • Desc: Olympique Lyonnais, commonly referred to as simply Lyon or OL, is a French professional football club based in Lyon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, It plays in France's highest football division, Ligue 1.
  • URL: http://www.olweb.fr
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympique_Lyonnais
  • Type: Thing, SportsTeam, Organization
  • Result Score: 10268.77
Lyon

Lyon

City in France

  • Desc: Lyon or Lyons is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France. It is located in the country's east-central part at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, about 470 km south of Paris, 320 km north of Marseille and 56 km northeast of Saint-Étienne.
  • URL: http://www.lyon.fr/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyon
  • Type: Thing, City, LandmarksOrHistoricalBuildings, AdministrativeArea, Place
  • Result Score: 7764.02

Lyon OU

Rugby union team

  • Desc: Lyon Olympique Universitaire or LOU is a French rugby union team based in Lyon that currently competes in the Top 14, the highest level of the country's professional league system, having been most recently promoted for the 2016–17 season after winning the 2015–16 title of the second-level Pro D2.
  • URL: http://www.lourugby.fr
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyon_OU
  • Type: Thing, SportsTeam, Organization
  • Result Score: 1357.20
Lion

Lion

Animal

  • Desc: The lion is a species in the family Felidae; it is a muscular, deep-chested cat with a short, rounded head, a reduced neck and round ears, and a hairy tuft at the end of its tail.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 630.77

LCL

Financial services company

  • Desc: Crédit Lyonnais is a historic French bank. In the early 1990s it was the largest French bank, majority state-owned at that point. Crédit Lyonnais was the subject of poor management during that period which almost led to its bankruptcy in 1993. It was acquired by former rival Crédit Agricole in 2003.
  • URL: http://www.lcl.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cr%C3%A9dit_Lyonnais
  • Type: Thing, Corporation, Organization
  • Result Score: 519.66
Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport

Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport

Airport in France

  • Desc: Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport, formerly known as Lyon Satolas Airport, is the international airport of Lyon, the third-biggest city in France and an important transport facility for the entire Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyon%E2%80%93Saint-Exup%C3%A9ry_Airport
  • Type: Thing, TouristAttraction, BusStation, Airport, Place
  • Result Score: 501.99
Transports en commun lyonnais

Transports en commun lyonnais

Public agency

  • Desc: The Transports en commun lyonnais is the Lyon public transport agency. It is the second largest public transport system in France, and covers 62 communes, including all 57 communes of the Urban Community of Lyon, spread over 606 square kilometres.
  • URL: http://www.tcl.fr/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transports_en_commun_lyonnais
  • Type: Thing, Corporation, Organization
  • Result Score: 458.96

ASVEL Basket

Basketball team

  • Desc: ASVEL Basket, commonly known as ASVEL or sometimes as ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne, and also known as LDLC ASVEL for sponsorship reasons, is a French professional basketball team that is located in the city of Villeurbanne, which is a suburb of Lyon, France.
  • URL: http://www.asvel.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASVEL_Basket
  • Type: Thing, SportsTeam, Organization
  • Result Score: 298.23
Lyon County

Lyon County

County in Nevada

  • Desc: Lyon County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,980. Its county seat is Yerington.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyon_County,_Nevada
  • Type: Thing, AdministrativeArea, Place
  • Result Score: 276.01
Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu

Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu

Railway station

  • Desc: Gare de la Part-Dieu is the primary railway station in Lyon's Central Business District in France. It is located on the Paris-Lyon-Marseille railway.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gare_de_Lyon-Part-Dieu
  • Type: Thing, BusStation, Place
  • Result Score: 268.75

Laura Lion

Pornographic film actor

  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 225.61
Groupama Stadium

Groupama Stadium

Stadium in Décines-Charpieu, France

  • Desc: Parc Olympique Lyonnais, known for sponsorship reasons as Groupama Stadium and in some competitions as Stade de Lyon or Grand Stade de Lyon, is a 59,186-seat stadium in Décines-Charpieu, in the Lyon Metropolis.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parc_Olympique_Lyonnais
  • Type: Thing, CivicStructure, StadiumOrArena, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 215.60
Emlyon Business School

Emlyon Business School

Business school in Écully, France

  • Desc: emlyon business school is a French leading business school. It was founded in Lyon, France in 1872 by the local business community, and is affiliated to the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • URL: http://www.em-lyon.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emlyon_Business_School
  • Type: Thing, CollegeOrUniversity, Organization, Corporation, EducationalOrganization, Place
  • Result Score: 188.81
École normale supérieure de Lyon

École normale supérieure de Lyon

Higher educational institution in Lyon, France

Irenaeus

Irenaeus

Bishop

  • Desc: Irenaeus was a Greek bishop noted for his role in guiding and expanding Christian communities in what is now the south of France and, more widely, for the development of Christian theology by combating heresy and defining orthodoxy.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irenaeus
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 125.84

AS Lyon-Duchère

Association Football team

William Lyon Mackenzie King

William Lyon Mackenzie King

Former Prime Minister of Canada

Olympique Lyonnais

Olympique Lyonnais

Football club

  • Desc: Olympique Lyonnais Féminin is a French women's football club based in Lyon. It is the most successful club in the history of Division 1 Féminine with fourteen league titles as Olympique Lyonnais and four league titles as FC Lyon before the acquisition.
  • URL: http://olweb.fr/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympique_Lyonnais_F%C3%A9minin
  • Type: Thing, SportsTeam, Organization
  • Result Score: 121.85
Lyon Metro Line D

Lyon Metro Line D

Transit line

  • Desc: Line D is a rapid transit line on the Lyon Metro. It runs east-west underneath the two major rivers of Lyon, connecting Vieux Lyon with the Presqu'ile and the Part-Dieu region.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyon_Metro_Line_D
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 100.55
Jenson Button

Jenson Button

Racing driver

Lyon station

Lyon station

Bus station in Ottawa, Ontario

Lyon ASVEL Féminin

Basketball team

  • Type: Thing, SportsTeam, Organization
  • Result Score: 82.83

Lyon Scots women's basketball

School sports team

  • Type: Thing, SportsTeam
  • Result Score: 73.86

Bologna sausage

Sausage

  • Desc: Bologna sausage, also called baloney, or parizer and known in Britain, Ireland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and South Africa as polony, is a sausage derived from mortadella, a similar-looking, finely ground pork sausage containing cubes of pork fat, originally from the Italian city of Bologna.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bologna_sausage
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 64.44
Lyon County

Lyon County

County in Kansas

  • Desc: Lyon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 33,690. The county seat and largest city is Emporia.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyon_County,_Kansas
  • Type: Thing, AdministrativeArea, Place
  • Result Score: 59.10
Lyon County

Lyon County

County in Kentucky

  • Desc: Lyon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,314. Its county seat is Eddyville. The county was formed from Caldwell County, Kentucky in 1854 and named for former Congressman Chittenden Lyon.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyon_County,_Kentucky
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 48.53
Lyon County

Lyon County

County in Minnesota

  • Desc: Lyon County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 25,857. Its county seat is Marshall. Lyon County comprises the Marshall, MN Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyon_County,_Minnesota
  • Type: Thing, AdministrativeArea, Place
  • Result Score: 46.01

Lyon Scots men's basketball

School sports team

  • Type: Thing, SportsTeam
  • Result Score: 37.86
Lyonnais

Lyonnais

City

  • Desc: The Lyonnais is a historical province of France which owes its name to the city of Lyon. The geographical area known as the Lyonnais became part of the Kingdom of Burgundy after the division of the Carolingian Empire.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyonnais
  • Type: Thing, Place, City
  • Result Score: 35.72

Bocce volo

Athletic game

  • Desc: Bocce volo, or boule lyonnaise, is a boules-type game. In bocce volo, the balls are thrown overhand and are metal. In standard bocce, the wooden or plastic balls are tossed underhand and rolled.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bocce_volo
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 26.90
Lyon County

Lyon County

County in Iowa

  • Desc: Lyon County is the most northwesterly county of the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,581. The county seat is Rock Rapids.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyon_County,_Iowa
  • Type: Thing, AdministrativeArea, Place
  • Result Score: 22.70
Lyon-class battleship

Lyon-class battleship

Class of ship

  • Desc: The Lyon class was a set of battleships planned for the French Navy in 1913, with construction scheduled to begin in 1915. The class was to have comprised four ships, named Lyon, Lille, Duquesne, and Tourville.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyon-class_battleship
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 19.84
RER D

RER D

Transit line

  • Desc: The RER D is one of five RER lines serving Paris, France. It connects Orry-la-Ville and Creil in the north to Melun, Corbeil-Essonnes and Malesherbes in the south, passing through the heart of Paris.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RER_D
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 16.19
Lyon

Lyon

Town in Mississippi

Lyon Township

Lyon Township

Township in Michigan

River Lyon

River in Scotland

  • Type: Thing, BodyOfWater, RiverBodyOfWater, Place
  • Result Score: 8.83
Alizée

Alizée

French singer

Lyon

Artwork

  • Type: Thing, VisualArtwork
  • Result Score: 7.00
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