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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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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  • proper noun A city in west France, in historical Brittany

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

  • noun a port city in western France on the Loire estuary

Etymologies

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From French Nantes.

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.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Science Fiction Awards Watch » Blog Archive » Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire

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

    British Fantasy Awards – Official Results

  • 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 )

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

    Boing Boing

  • 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

  • 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

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