Definition of Nantes

1. Noun. A port city in western France on the Loire estuary.

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



Definition of Nantes

1. Proper noun. A city in west France, in historical Brittany ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nantes

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Nano
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Nansemond
Nansemonds
Nansen
Nanson
Nantes
Nanticoke
Nantong
Nantua
Nantucket
Nantucketer
Nantucketers
Nanubae
Naogaon District
Naomi
Naousa
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Napaea
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Literary usage of Nantes

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1. The Universities of Europe in the Middle Ages by Hastings Rashdall, Pedro Beltrán, Solomon Northup, Robin George Collingwood (1895)
"TDM v VALENCE, nantes'. intended to take the place of Gre'noble as the University CH. VIII, of the Dauphine, the existence of any other University * J^_ ..."

2. Northern France from Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire, Excluding by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1899)
"nantes, see p. 246. The train crosses the town and skirts the Loire. ... 2'/2 M. Chantenay-sur-Loire, connected with nantes by tramway (p. 245). ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"Thus the toils closed round the city ; everywhere, in Paris, in the insurgent army, in nantes itself, capitulation was hourly expected. ..."

4. Audubon, the Naturalist: A History of His Life and Time by Francis Hobart Herrick (1917)
"The ancient city of nantes, long famed for the beauty of its situation on the banks of a ... Since nantes formed a somber background to Audubon's youth, ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"He wrote Vie de la bienheureuse Françoise d'Amboise, duchesse de Bretagne et religieuse carmélite (2 vols., nantes, 1865), and Les Saints de l'église de ..."

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