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Sion

(syôN), Ger. Sitten, town (1993 pop. 25,300), capital of Valais canton, SW Switzerland, on the Rhône River. An ancient town, Sion is now a wine and horticultural market center. There are hydroelectric plants and coal mines nearby. Sion has been an episcopal see since the 6th cent. The town is rich in historic remains, among which are a 13th-century castle, a late Gothic cathedral, and a 17th-century town hall.

Sion

(sī`ən), in the Bible. 1 Same as Mt. HermonHermon, Mount
, Arabic Jabal Ash Shaykh [mountain of the chief] and Jebel-eth-Thelj [snowy mountain], on the Syria-Lebanon border. The highest of its three peaks (all of which are snow-covered in winter and spring) rises to 9,232 ft (2,814 m).
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. 2 Variant of ZionZion
or Sion
, section of Jerusalem, defined in the Bible as the City of David. Originally the name referred to the Jebusite fortress conquered by David, on the southeastern hill of Jerusalem.
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Sion

 

in art history, the name of many medieval Georgian churches. [23–1322–]

Sion

1. a town in SW Switzerland, capital of Valais canton, on the River Rhône. Pop.: 27 171 (2000)
2. a variant of Zion
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Un o gryfderau Ein Byd yw'r berthynas mae Sion yn datblygu gyda'r bobol sy'n ymddangos yn y gyfres ac sydd ynghanol neu sydd wedi bod trwy brofiadau anodd.
One of the strengths of Ein Byd is the relationship Sion develops with the people who appear in the series, who have been or are going through some tough experiences.
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Adao doesn't think Sion will stand in his way and said: "I have a good relationship with the club.
Sion, 49, joked: "I'm fine and Khalid has come back to life which is a mixed blessing, obviously."
"He said 'most people speak English here.'" Sion replied with: "If I'm in the capital of Wales and I can't speak Welsh then where can I use it?" At this point Nic, 32, from Rhyl, and Sion, said the customer "squared up" and became more "aggressive" forcing the store security guard to step in.
It was a close call after the first round of voting, with Andy Street getting 43 per cent of the vote and Sion Simon 42 per cent, leaving the other four candidates trailing in their wake.
The decision to train at Melwood was certainly a wise one considering the frozen playing surface in Sion.
But Sion said they would not sell for less than PS10m."
Sion's matches this season have produced 2.6 goals per game while St Gallen's have yielded exactly three.
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