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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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Cafodd Sioned hefyd gymorth gyda phrosesau Cydraddoldeb ac Amrywiaeth er mwyn sicrhau bod y polisiau cywir wedi eu sefydlu er mwyn cynorthwyo eu gweithwyr presennol a gweithwyr y dyfodol.
Mae Kim yn ferch ifanc a feisty iawn, sy'n medru sefyll ar ei thraed ei hun, ac yn benderfynol nad oes neb am ddifetha'i chynlluniau," meddai Sioned, sy'n 27 oed ac yn enedigol o Bwllheli.
Mae Sioned a'i gwe r newydd, Iwan, wedi bod yn gariadon ers iddyn nhw fod yn 17 oed.
30am starts, or the cold," said Sioned, a trained beautician.
Sioned is a skilled, independent character, openhearted and clear-minded, making Richard's love of battle seem even more pointless and wasteful.
Mae'n deimlad arbennig iawn i weld gardd nain a thaid yn blaguro eto," meddai Sioned.
Pethe' na fyddai unrhyw un eisiau clywed eu tad yn eu dweud," meddai Emily Tucker sy'n chwarae Sioned.
Eileen isn't much help as she fusses around her in Penrhewl either, so Sioned seeks solace from Macs.
Just over a year ago, Sioned inherited her grandparents' old farmhouse at the foot of Moel Famau in the Vale of Clwyd, and that was the start of an exciting - and ambitious - new enterprise.
Sioned will be adding her own special blend of amore at Denbigh's Theatr Twm o'r Nant, to raise money for St Kentigern''s Hospice, which provides care to patients from across North Wales, It's been organised by the Pendine Park care organisation and Denbigh Chocolate Shop, with Denbigh Film Club.
Dros yr wythnosau diwethaf, mae Sioned wedi bod yn brolio am y pounds 140,000 a etifeddodd gan Anti Marian.
NFU Cymru group secretary Sioned Lloyd has swapped offices - just in time to deal with Single Farm Payments applications.