How to use Lyon in a sentence
The survey for the Truckee-Carson system was begun in 1902, with the object of utilizing the waters flowing to waste in western Nevada for the irrigation and reclamation of the adjacent arid regions in Churchill, Lyon and Storey counties.
The prevailing soils are sand and gravel loams, but other varieties are numerous, ranging from rich alluvial beds of extinct lakes, as in parts of Lyon and Esmeralda counties, to the strongly alkaline plains of the southern deserts.
Miller Regiomontanus, and in the Lyon edition of 1535E edited by Michael Servetus.
Amherst Academy (opened about 1814, chartered 1816), a co-educational school at which Mary Lyon, the founder of Mt.
The aim of the French Canadian opposition at this time was to obtain financial and also constitutional reforms. Matters came to a head when the legislative assembly of Lower Canada refused supplies and Papineau arranged for concerted action with William Lyon Mackenzie, the leader of the reform party in Upper Canada.Advertisement
When hostilities became inevitable, acting in conjunction with Captain (later General) Nathaniel Lyon, he suddenly transferred the arms in the Federal arsenal at St Louis to Alton, Illinois, and a few days later (May ro, 1861) surrounded and captured a force of state guards which had been stationed at Camp Jackson in the suburbs of St Louis with the intention of seizing the arsenal.
Lyon, "Un Idealiste anglais au XVIII.
The nature of the gases evolved by coal when freshly exposed to the atmosphere has been investigated by several chemists, more particularly by Lyon Playfair and Ernst von Composi- Meyer.
P. Blair, and of Nathaniel Lyon, the Unionist military commander, prevailed over the party of secession.
Fremont, the Federal commander, proved quite unable to deal with this, and the gallant Lyon was defeated and killed at Wilson's Creek (August io).Advertisement
But the work of Blair and Lyon had not been in vain, and the mere menace of Fremont's advance sufficed to clear the state, while General John Pope, by vigorous action in the field and able civil administration, restored order and quiet in the northern part of the state.
At Harrow he obtained in 1842 a Lyon scholarship, and at Oxford in 1845 a first-class in mathematics, in 1846 the junior and in 1847 the senior university mathematical scholarship. In 1846 he left Oxford to take his father's place in the business, in which he was engaged until his death.
In 1902 it was mined only in Bath, Lyon and Trigg counties, of which the total product was 71,006 long tons, valued at only $86,169; in 1904 only 35,000 tons were mined, valued at the mines at $35,000.
In the same year William Lyon Mackenzie led a similar armed revolt in Upper Canada against the domination of the ruling officialdom called, with little reason, the " Family Compact."
Lyon, in which by far the largest number of species of the family are retained in the original genus Lepus, which has also the widest geographical distribution of all the genera.Advertisement
Mr Lyon's scheme seems to be the best attempt to explain the affinities of the members of the group. Whether all his genera be adopted, or all the species be included in Lepus, must largely be a matter of individual opinion.
His father, Rev Henry Lyon Davis (1775-1836), was a prominent Protestant Episcopal clergyman of Maryland, and for some years president of St John's College at Annapolis.
The officers of the order are the dean, the secretary, Lyon King of Arms and the gentleman usher of the Green Rod.
In March 1865 he was breveted brigadier-general of volunteers for gallantry in the battle of Valverde (on the 21st of February 1862) and for distinguished services in New Mexico, and after the war resumed his position as Indian agent, which he held until his death at Fort Lyon, Colorado, on the 23rd of May 1868.
In 1578 he was called to the bar, and in the next year he was chosen reader at Lyon's Inn.Advertisement
During his apprenticeship to his father, a carpenter, he attended evening classes at Anderson's College, where he had Lyon Playfair and David Livingstone for fellow-pupils; and the ability he showed was such that Thomas Graham, the professor of chemistry, chose him as lecture assistant in 1832.
In 1847 Lyon Playfair informed him of a spring of petroleum which had made its appearance at Ridding's Colliery at Alfreton in Derbyshire, and in the following year he began to utilize it for making both burning and lubricating oils.
The men about him how-, ever - among them Sir David Lindsay of the Mount, "Lyon King" and poet - saw his capacity for greater things, and, on his at first refusing "to run where God had not called him," planned a solemn appeal to Knox from the pulpit to accept "the public office and charge of preaching."
John Lyon, Swift's constant attendant from 1735 onwards, disbelieved the story.
Twenty-five of these letters on Swift's death became the property of Dr Lyon.Advertisement
On the 10th of August 1861 at Wilson's Creek, near Springfield, General Nathaniel Lyon was defeated by a superior Confederate force in one of the bloodiest battles of the war.
On Harney's removal in April 1861, Lyon promptly assumed the command, called upon Illinois to send him troops, and mustered the Missouri contingent into the United States' service.
In all this Lyon had co-operated closely with Francis P. Blair, Jr., who now obtained from President Lincoln the definitive removal of Harney and the assignment of Lyon to command the Department of the West, with the rank of brigadiergeneral.
On Lyon's refusal to accede to the Secessionists' proposal that the state should be neutral, hostilities opened in earnest, and Lyon, having cleared Missouri of small hostile bands in the central part of the state, turned to the southern districts, where a Confederate army was advancing from the Arkansas border.
The Union forces, heavily outnumbered, were defeated, and Lyon himself was killed while striving to rally his troops.Advertisement
Paradigm again produced, among several winners of more or less celebrity, Lord Lyon (winner of the Two Thousand Guineas, Derby and St Leger) and Achievement (winner of the St Leger), both being by Stockwell.
He was granted absolution in 1230, but excommunicated again in 1239 and declared a heretic at the First Council of Lyon and deposed.
The invitation follows his recent success working with the renowned conductor at the Offenbach Festival at the Lyon Opera House in France.
The Rev David Lyon conducted the funeral at Accrington Crematorium on Wednesday.
Thereafter the Lord Lyon, on 10 December 2002, pronounced an interlocutor refusing the prayer of the petition.Advertisement
After a long and happy life, Granddad laird dies, and Lord Lyon says that B is the new laird.
Lyon (25) got recs off to a good start against the bowling of former West Indies Test fast bowler Reon King.
Colin Lyon died after the blaze ripped through his home in Darroch Drive in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The effort will be well worthwhile, not least to appreciate Lyon's radical critique of the secularization thesis.
Within two years Meaux, Poitiers, Angers, les ties de Saintonge, Agen, Bourges, Issoudun, Aubigny, Blois, Tours, Lyon, Orleans and Rouen were organized.Advertisement
His first publication on this subject was Die Chemie in ihrer Anwendung auf Agricultur and Physiologie in 1840, which was at once translated into English by Lyon Playfair.
The jobbing of land by the official clique, whose frequent intermarriages won for them the name of "The Family Compact," the undoubted grievance of the "Clergy Reserves" and the well-meaning high-handedness and social exclusiveness of military governors, who tried hard but unavailingly to stay the democratic wave, soon revived political discord, which found a voice in that born agitator, William Lyon Mackenzie.
In 1638 Dugdale was created a pursuivant of arms extraordinary by the name of Blanch Lyon, and in 1639 rouge croix pursuivant in ordinary.
Lyon (25) got Recs off to a good start against the bowling of former West Indies Test fast bowler Reon King.
The supporters assigned to him by the Lord Lyon are presumably an illusion to his sojourn in exotic lands.Advertisement
The effort will be well worthwhile, not least to appreciate Lyon 's radical critique of the secularization thesis.
He also appeared on an episode of The Lyon's Den as well as a small role on That 70's Show.
This 15-day voyage takes you through Paris, Lyon, Avignon, Arles and finally, to Nice.
You will also visit Dijon, which is a city known for its wineries and cheeses, and to Halles de Lyon, a famous market in Lyon.
You can attend The Game Connection December 5-7, 2005 in Lyon, France.Advertisement
She also studied arts in Lyon, France and journalism at Sorbonne University in Paris.
He has appeared in films like The Lyon's Den, 13th Child, Family Tree, Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken and Return to Earth.
Visitors can fly into the small airport at Chamonix or one of the nearby international airports at Geneva Switzerland (52 miles away), Turin Italy (132 miles), or Lyon France (102 miles).
One of those people is Whit's love interest, Jay Lyon.
Jay Lyon - Australian musician Jay caught Whitney's eye in the beginning of the season.
The news of the death of season-10 cast member Jennifer Lyon was a blow to the Survivor franchise, and helped bring attention to the issue of breast cancer and the importance of seeing a doctor as soon as you detect any abnormalities.
Penning an account of her story that was published by People magazine, Lyon revealed that she had felt lumps in her breast in the summer of 2004, before she even began filming Survivor.
Lyon ignored her lumps for about a year, when she detected both a new lump in her breast and a lump in her armpit.
After a mastectomy and biopsy, it was confirmed that Lyon not only had breast cancer but that the cancer had progressed to Stage III.
After the 2005 diagnosis, Lyon underwent a modified radical bilateral mastectomy, which involved removing both of her breasts and 29 of her lymph nodes.
Despite continued treatment, however, the cancer continued to spread to her bones until Lyon's January 2010 death at the age of 38.
Throughout her cancer treatment, Lyon was active in breast cancer fundraising and awareness building campaigns.
Lyon aligned her efforts with the Me and My Two Friends breast cancer charity group.
Lyon was also the grand marshal of Albany, New York's 2006 Walk for the Cause breast cancer fundraising walk.
Shortly before her death, in fall 2009, Lyon opened a Christmas tree lot in Oregon to raise money for the Susan Love Cancer Foundation.
During the show, Lyon had a romance with fellow contestant Gregg Carey.
Long before the Survivor Castaway Dies headlines, Lyon was born in Nevada.
Lyon attended both Portland State University and Western Oregon State College before transferring to Oregon State University, where she completed a degree in nutrition and food management.
After college, Lyon traveled to Europe, where she worked as a nanny.
Lyon had actually discovered a lump in her breast shortly before her stint on Survivor but didn't see a doctor because she didn't have health insurance.
Before her death, Lyon used the celebrity she gained from Survivor to raise money for breast cancer related charities and to encourage young women to take their breast cancer risk seriously.
The Courrier de Lyon contained articles the success of which reached even to the capital and attracted the attention of the Parisian press.
When the Civil War broke out, he became a major in a Missouri volunteer regiment and served as chief of staff to Major-General Nathaniel Lyon until the death of that officer.