[nants; French nahnt] /nænts; French nɑ̃t/
a seaport in and the capital of Loire-Atlantique, in W France, at the mouth of the Loire River.
Edict of, French History. a law, promulgated by Henry IV in 1598, granting considerable religious and civil liberty to the Huguenots: revoked by Louis XIV in 1685.
[lwar-at-lahn-teek] /lwar at lɑ̃ˈtik/
a department in NW France. 2695 sq. mi. (6980 sq. km).
a port in W France, at the head of the Loire estuary: scene of the signing of the Edict of Nantes and of the Noyades (drownings) during the French Revolution; extensive shipyards, and large metallurgical and food processing industries. Pop: 270 251 (1999)
(history) See Edict of Nantes
a department of W France, in Pays de la Loire region. Capital: Nantes. Pop: 1 174 120 (2003 est). Area: 6980 sq km (2722 sq miles)
[nahn-ter] /nɑ̃ˈtɛr/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Hauts-de-Seine, in N France: W suburb of Paris. [oh-duh-sen] /oʊ dəˈsɛn/ noun 1. a department in N France. 63 sq. mi. (163 sq. km). Capital: Nanterre. /French nɑ̃ˈtɛr/ noun 1. a town in N France, on the Seine: an industrial suburb of Paris. Pop: […]
[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