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Definition of the noun Rhone

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noun - plural:

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  1. [Scotland] A horizontal section of guttering, collecting rainwater from a roof.


  1. Rhone a.k.a. Rhône is a French department located in the central Eastern region of Rhône-Alpes. It is named after the Rhône River.
  2. Rhone a.k.a. The Rhône is one of the major rivers of Europe, rising in Switzerland, passing through Lake Geneva and running through southeastern France. At Arles, near its mouth on the Mediterranean Sea, the river divides into two branches, known as the Great Rhône and the Little Rhône. The resulting delta constitutes the Camargue region.
    • also known as Rhone River
    • part of Europe
  3. Rhone a.k.a. The Rhône wine region in Southern France is situated in the Rhône river valley and produces numerous wines under various Appellation d'origine contrôlée designations. The region's major appellation in production volume is Côtes du Rhône AOC.

There are other places with in their name, like Rhone-Alpes, Bouches-du-Rhone.


Rhone is a musical group.

  • album: "Inter Sidera LP"


"Rhone" is a musical album of Rhone.

  • released on


The Rhone, formerly known as Gilroy, was a 1,768 ton, iron sailing ship with a length of 259.2 feet, breadth of 39.9 feet and depth of 23.2 feet.

Phrases with Rhone

  1. rhone wine
  2. rhone-alpes
  3. Rhone Beaver
  4. Rhone Streber
  5. Bouches-du-Rhone

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Google previewThe Journal of Geography (1914)

The Rhone is a rapid, turbulent stream, which carries an enormous load of sediment and makes shipping difficult ...

Google previewArt and Archaeology (1920)

The Arts Throughout the Ages

The Rhone is a majestic stream spanned by beautiful bridges—Viaduc, Pont du Midi, de l'Université, de la Guillotière, Hotel Dieu, Lafayette, Maraud, St. Clair and de la Bouche. Pont de la Guillotière built in 1190 was for a long time the only ...

Google previewBest Dives of the Virgin Islands (2014)

by Joyce Huber

The Rhone is a boat-access dive. Sea conditions are usually calm; recommended for novices. Visibility is usually excellent. from 50 to over 100 feet. Also. the Rhone is a national park and off-limits to coral collecting and spear fishing.

Google previewThe Outlook (1916)

With Illustrations

THE FRANCE'S NEW CANAL The report of the opening of the canal connecting Marseilles and the River Rhone is an important piece of news from France that does not relate primarily to war, although, incidentally, it is a testimonial to ...

Google previewThe World in Outline

Most of the big rivers belong to more than one type; for instance, the Rhone is a mountain river as far as Lyon, but is thenceforward of the western type, while its right-bank feeders from the CeVennes are wadis. Climate.

Google previewManaging Common Pool Groundwater Resources (2004)

An International Perspective by Mary Brentwood, Stephen F. Robar

It has abundant and regular rainfall and located in the Mediterranean part the Rhone is a large river by European standards. Given its relatively low population density and the moderate development of irrigation, France has no general water ...

Google previewGroundwater Ecology (1994)

by Janine Gibert, Dan Danielopol, Jack Arthur Stanford


Google previewAirplane Engine Encyclopedia (1921)

An Alphabetically Arranged Compilation of All Available Data on the World's Airplane Engines by Glenn Dale Angle

LE RHONE Le Rhone air-cooled rotary engines are built by the Societe des Moteurs Gnome ct Rhone, 41 Rue La...

Le Rhone engine cylinders are machined with integral cooling flanges from steel forgings and the working barrels fitted with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Business (2006)

by Jessie Carney Smith

named president/general manager of Atlantic's Black Music Operations, and by 1988, some fourteen years after entering the music business as a secretary, Rhone became senior vice president/general manager of Atlantic Records. Herability ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Rhone. nodules. Nagelfluh. with shells, Pest, dules. marly. Vienna , HatLenzinite, St. zeck Valley in Severe. Transylvania. Iron-hydrate nodules.

Google previewA dictionary of geography, ancient and modern (1834)

by Josiah Conder

The principal rivers of France, which form the basis of the above arrangement into departments, are, the Seine, the Loire, the Garonne, and the Rhone.

Google previewThe London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature, and Practical Mechanics, Comprisiong a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge (1837)

It now forms part of the departments of the Rhone and the Loire. YONS, the ancient Lugdunum, one of the finest, richest, ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Perte du Rhone, Rouen, Havre, Fiz. The following species are difficult to arrange under any of Von Buch's tribes. Name. Rock. In British Localities, Rock. In Foreign Localities. A. undatus . . . . . . . . . . chalk . . . . . Sussex. planulatus......... green ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Rhone becomes officially " navigable," though as far as Lyons the navigation now consists all but wholly of the floating of flat -bottomed boats, named rigues, laden chiefly with stone quarried from the banks of the river. Above Scyssel (n m.

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Scrabble value of R1H4O1N1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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