Definitions

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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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 .

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a port city in western France on the Loire estuary

Etymologies

From French Nantes. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Well, Utopiales in Nantes is only days away now, so I thought I'd post my schedule for anyone who wants to pop along.

    Utopiales

  • A hamster-themed hotel in Nantes, France, offers rooms and layouts inspired by hamster-cages.

    Boing Boing

  • The FSSP apostolate in Nantes, France, recently sent in some news and photographs of their Solemn Mass on the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany -- as a point of note, since it will likely be asked, the church they celebrate within is not their own.

    Revival in the Traditional Liturgical Arts on Display in Nantes

  • I know there's a lot of it - I did a panel on steampunk a few years ago in Nantes and it was horrible, being surrounded by steampunk writers telling me about their (very cool sounding) books and I can't read any of them!

    MIND MELD: Guide to International SF/F (Part I )

  • Hey, maybe they'll ask you to the big European SF convention in Nantes, and you can go ride the steam-powered elephant!

    kateelliott: Deals and Deliveries

  • The winners will be announced at Utopiales which takes place in Nantes at the end of October.

    British Fantasy Awards – Official Results

  • Incidentally, we met two girls in Nantes who were just starting their own workshop in Rennes (North of Nantes) — I need to get back in touch with them!

    GSFWC

  • The good news flipside of this is that the reason I can't go is because I've been invited to Utopiales in Nantes as a guest!

    Soundtrack Podcast & Other News

  • Some members of the French team meeting in Nantes, France, August 2008, during the teachings of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.

    Berzin Archives Team

  • The weather in Nantes was sadly atrocious -- freezing cold and raining -- plus Saturday was a public holiday and today everything was closed as well plus I wasnt up to a lot but I did see inside the cathedral and that was great.

    Back in Paris

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