Definition of Nancy

1. Noun. A city in northeastern France in Lorraine.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: France, French Republic

Definition of Nancy

1. Proper noun. (Hebrew female given name). ¹

2. Proper noun. A city in NE France. ¹

3. Noun. (British US derogatory slang) An effeminate man, especially a homosexual. ¹

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Definition of Nancy

1. nance [n NANCIES] - See also: nance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nancy

Nan Ling
Nan River
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Nancy Witcher Astor
Nanda Devi
Nanga Parbat

Literary usage of Nancy

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"1908) was for many years parish priest of Pont-a-Mousson. The congregation of Our Lady of Refuge was founded at nancy for penitent women in 1627, ..."

2. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
""Enter," he called, in a careless voice, thinking it one of his men. nancy lifted the latch and came forward into the room. ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"WILLIAMS, J. Bessie D. Cartright brought suit in equity, in the circuit court of Marion county, against the heirs at law of nancy A. Cartright, deceased, ..."

4. Chief Contemporary Dramatists, Second Series: Eighteen Plays from the Recent by Thomas Herbert Dickinson (1921)
"nancy enters by the double doors. She has grown into a rather red-faced plump, ... Aunt nancy, I've just had tosend for Muriel to come here. nancy. ..."

5. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1893)
"At the end of the same month Metz made its submission to the two kings, and the French and Angevin courts returned to nancy to a series of gorgeous ..."

6. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers: Biographical and Critical by Michael Bryan (1886)
"The Parterre of nancy, with figures walking. Thu Great Fair of Florence, ... The same subject, engraved at nancy, called the Fair fine impressions of this ..."

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