• WordNet 3.6
    • n Sion an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
    • n Sion Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
    • n Sion originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem "the inhabitants of Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Sion An obsolete form of scion.
    • n Sion See -tion.
    • n Sion A simplified (and former) spelling of scion.
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In literature:

The pillars are of light-green marble from the quarries near Sion in the Rhone Valley.
"Mayfair, Belgravia, and Bayswater" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
Like the Improved Sion House, it also succeeds well in open culture.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
The sinners in Sion are afraid, trembling hath seized upon the hypocrites.
"On Prayer and The Contemplative Life" by St. Thomas Aquinas
Review of "My People," and "Capel Sion," by Constance Mayfield Rourke.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
Quod descendit in oram vestimenti ejus: sicut ros Hermon, qui descendit in monte Sion.
"The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book" by Various
I'm a-goin' t' hand y' a con-vul-sion!
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
Arnold, Sion, pirate, 242.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
It stood upon two hills, Mount Sion to the south, Mount Acra to the north.
"Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
It is not an ignoble pas' sion, I know.
"That Lass O' Lowrie's" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
JAMES MEADER, Gardener at Sion House, and afterwards to the Empress Catharine.
"On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening," by Samuel Felton
What a man he is when the paw-sion grups him!
"The House with the Green Shutters" by George Douglas Brown
At Upsala is a book written by Clement Maydestone of Sion for Wadstena, the Swedish mother-house of the Brigittine Order to which he belonged.
"The Wanderings and Homes of Manuscripts" by M. R. James
Sion College was limited in its lending range to the London clergy.
"The Book-Collector" by William Carew Hazlitt
Pardon of Sion, 28/33.
"Dialogues in French and English" by William Caxton
Say, hast thou, Sion, of thy sons forgot?
"Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846" by Various
In August 70 another Roman soldier set fire to the temple on Mount Sion.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Of places subjected to such evil influence, none are quite so characteristic as the town of Sion in the Valais.
"Modern Painters, Volume IV (of V)" by John Ruskin
That Sion's bards did consecrate of old, And fix'd his Pindus upon Lebanon.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2)" by John Wilson
The Sion house Cucumber is perhaps the best of all suited for cultivation in the winter season.
"Theory and Practice, Applied to the Cultivation of the Cucumber in the Winter Season" by Thomas Moore
William Llyn, William Cynwal, Sion Tudur, and Sion Phylip.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various

In poetry:

Canaan was theirs; and in it all
The proudest hope of kings dare claim:
Sion was theirs; and at their call
Fire from Jehovah came.
"Thirteenth Sunday After Trinity" by John Keble
Yet monarchs walked as pilgrims still
In their own land, earth's pride and grace:
And seers would mourn on Sion's hill
Their Lord's averted face.
"Thirteenth Sunday After Trinity" by John Keble
Welcome, O welcome to our hearts, Lord! here
Thou hast a temple too, and full as dear
As that in Sion, and as full of sin:
How long shall thieves and robbers dwell therein?
"Descend To Thy Jerusalem, O Lord!" by Jeremy Taylor
He is come down to break their chain;
Though nevermore on Sion's fane
His visible ensign wave;
'Tis Sion, wheresoe'er they dwell,
Who, with His own true Israel,
Shall own Him strong to save.
"Fifth Sunday In Lent" by John Keble
Ye too, who tend Christ's wildering flock,
Well may ye gather round the rock
That once was Sion's hill:
To watch the fire upon the mount
Still blazing, like the solar fount,
Yet unconsuming still.
"Fifth Sunday In Lent" by John Keble
Repent with me, for judgement waits.
Repent with me, for Jesus hung
Three hours upon the nails for you.
Rise, bid the angels sing anew
At every one of Sion's gates
The song which then for me they sung.
"A Letter" by Digby Mackworth Dolben

In news:

The Nevada Wildlife Commis sion passed a regulation allowing the commercial harvest of crayfish from Lake Tahoe at its Dec 3 meeting.
CORTLAND – Sione Po'uha expects to miss the rest of the preseason with a tight back.
Freddy Adu 's future is again in limbo after his tryout at Swiss club Sion failed.
Sion was on the lookout for players because a one-year FIFA transfer ban will begin in January but it said Adu did not fit in with its plans.
One year ago today, the big-wave community lost one of its own when Sion Milosky drowned during a hold-down at Mavericks.
Swiss club Sion loses case to regain league points.
Friends and Family gather at Pipeline to honor the late Sion Milosky.
Surfer Sion Milosky drowns at Mavericks.
Famous big wave surfer Sion Milosky drowned while surfing Mavericks' monster waves in Half Moon Bay.
CosMic Plants Roots Sion Orchids.
Kingsolver offers plenty of crafty allu-sions to the classics.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jets tight end Dustin Keller, wide receiver Stephen Hill, nose tackle Sione Po'uha and fullback John Conner are all doubtful for New York's game Monday night against the Houston Texans.
Sione Moli 24 pass from Cooper Bateman (Bacerra kick failed).
The Sun Devils Rugby Club debuted their new secret weapon Sione Leto, a transfer from Mesa Community College.
John O'Boyle/The Star-Ledger New defensive line coach Karl Dunbar said he's excited to experiment with veterans like Sione Pouha in the 4-6 defense.

In science:

The corresponding game is denoted by Γn ; Assumption (A) allows us to apply Sion’s Theorem [42, Theorem A.7, p. 156], which shows that this game has a value vn (ω1 ) or simply (vn )1 .
Definable zero-sum stochastic games
Applying once more Sion result this game has a value which we denote by vλ (ω1 ) or simply (vλ )1 .
Definable zero-sum stochastic games
International Series in Pure and Applied Mathematics. [Sio58] Maurice Sion.
Large deviations for random walks in a random environment on a strip
Second Order The equation to solve then follows by replacing the expanCollecting terms of O(" ) in equations () and (), we sions (-) of the displacement (cid:12)eld and of the Jacobian in equations () and ().
Perturbative Lagrangian Approach to Gravitational Instability
Such high luminosities are not generally known to emanate from white dwarfs (see Sion 1995); so it is highly unlikely to be coming from the white dwarf.
A Spatially Resolved `Inside-out' Outburst of IP Pegasi
Holevo, “An analog of the theory of statistical deci sions in noncommutative theory of probability,” Trudy Moskov.
An Information-Spectrum Approach to Classical and Quantum Hypothesis Testing for Simple Hypotheses
Thus there are efforts to implement hard matrix element corrections in the current event generators, so as to correctly include the effect of parton emisIn particular multijet matrix elements are sions in the full phase space.
Hadronic physics and QCD: status and future
M , from the measured strength of the Hα emismass-loss rate, sion.
The role of ionization in symbiotic binaries
This problem was intensely tral types, particularly the low gravity of both compodebated during the general discussion in the splinter sesnents are consistent with their membership to the very sion.
Formation and Evolution of Very Low Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs
Compton scattering models are rejected unless the hot spots are far from equipartition, and relativistic beaming cannot be signi ficant as X-ray emis sion is detected from both hot spots and the nucleus is heavily absorbed.
A Radio through X-ray Study of the Hot Spots, Active Nucleus, and Environment of the Nearby FR II Radio Galaxy 3C 33
Old novae never die, though the radio from GK Per (1901) is fading (Anupama and Kantharia 2005), and the event of 1848 and DI Lac (at age 76) are both now very faint (Engle and Sion 2005).
Astrophysics in 2006
The filament CGPSE 167 also has associated diffuse infrared emis sion, visible in the ancillary IR data sets available as part of the CGPS, which would also be expected for a Galactic H I I region.
A sharper view of the outer Galaxy at 1420 and 408 MHz from the Canadian Galactic Plane Survey II: The catalogue of extended radio sources
Amory et al. developed a tion, but in the near future we will also support decompresCAD tool, which helps the designer to integrate cores on sion.
Test Time Reduction Reusing Multiple Processors in a Network-on-Chip Based Architecture
Final ly, we replace each factor ∇(a) sions ∇iΩ∇i
The decomposition of Global Conformal Invariants I: On a conjecture of Deser and Schwimmer
These polarimetric broad emis sion lines are obvious because Zakamska et al. (2007) adopted a sensitivity limit of about 100
Supermassive Black Hole Masses in Type II Active Galactic Nuclei with Polarimetric Broad Emission Lines