from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of western France on the Loire River west of Tours. The Edict of Nantes, granting limited religious and civil liberties to the Huguenots, was issued in 1598 by Henry IV of France and revoked in 1685 by Louis XIV. Population: 282,000.
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- proper n. A city in west France, in historical Brittany
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In zoology, in Linnæus's system of classification, the third order of the third class, Amphibia, including the Chondropterygii of Artedi, or the sharks, rays, chimæras, and marsipobranchs, and some true fishes erroneously considered to be related to them. See Amphibia, 2 .
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- n. a port city in western France on the Loire estuary
From French Nantes. (Wiktionary)