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Origin of the name RION.
Etymology of the name RION.
Meaning of the baby name RION.


RION.  Arthurian.  A giant king and enemy to Arthur.  A variant form of Welsh Rhyence (q.v.), probably meaning "warrior."  Also see Rience, and Ryence.

    "Kynge Arthur to the sente me the kynge of alle cristin that is the kynge Rion of the yles, whiche is at sege be-fore Toraise in Carmelide, and with hym ix kynges that all ben his liege men, and holde of hym theire londes and theire fees in honour, ffor he hath made hem all enclyne to hym by his prowesse, and of alle the kynges that he hath conquered wher-of ther be ix, he hath flayn of theire beerdes.  Now my lorde sendeth the comaundement that thou be-come his man; and that shall be to the grete honoure to be-come liege man to so puyssaunt a kynge as my lorde, ffor he is lorde from the east in to the west of all the londe;"... (Merlin, Wheatley, 1899)


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