a city in and the capital of Hauts-de-Seine, in N France: W suburb of Paris.
[oh-duh-sen] /oʊ dəˈsɛn/
a department in N France. 63 sq. mi. (163 sq. km).
a town in N France, on the Seine: an industrial suburb of Paris. Pop: 84 281 (1999)
a department of N central France, in Île-de-France region just west of Paris: formed in 1964. Capital: Nanterre. Pop: 1 470 706 (2003 est). Area: 175 sq km (68 sq miles)
[nahn shahn] /ˈnɑn ˈʃɑn/ noun 1. Pinyin, Wade-Giles. former name of . /ˈnæn ˈʃæn/ plural noun 1. a mountain range in N central China, mainly in Qinghai province, with peaks over 6000 m (20 000 ft)
noun, Oceanography. 1. a waterproof container for taking samples of ocean water, several usually being lowered open on a line and each being closed at the desired depth by the action of a falling weight. noun 1. an instrument used by oceanographers for obtaining samples of sea water from a desired depth Nansen bottle (nān’sən, […]
[nahr-see-een, -in] /ˈnɑr siˌin, -ɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a narcotic alkaloid, C 2 3 H 2 7 NO 8 , occurring in opium and acting as a mild relaxant on smooth muscle. /ˈnɑːsiːn/ noun 1. a narcotic alkaloid that occurs in opium. Formula: C23H27O8N
[nahr-suh-siz-em] /ˈnɑr səˌsɪz ɛm/ noun 1. inordinate fascination with oneself; excessive self-love; vanity. Synonyms: self-centeredness, smugness, egocentrism. 2. Psychoanalysis. erotic gratification derived from admiration of one’s own physical or mental attributes, being a normal condition at the infantile level of personality development. /ˈnɑːsɪˌsɪzəm/ noun 1. an exceptional interest in or admiration for oneself, esp one’s […]