[ US /ˈnænts/ ]
  1. a port city in western France on the Loire estuary
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  • Louis's dragonnades policy was so brutal that it caused great numbers of Protestants to flee France even before the religious rights granted them by the Edict of Nantes were removed in 1685.
  • He ran to earth a couple of needy artists, lured them into the company to play small parts -- apothecaries and notaries -- and set them to beguile their leisure in painting new scenery, so as to be ready for what he called the conquest of Nantes, which was to come in the new year. Scaramouche
  • Lancey, the Huguenot, contended that he had left France before the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, and had received denization in The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 2, August, 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy
  • Before he executed this duty, however, the unfortunate man opened what he called a locker -- what a housewife would term a cupboard -- and fortified his nerves with a strong draught of pure Nantes; a liquor that no hostilities, custom-house duties, or national antipathies, has ever been able to bring into general disrepute in the British Islands. The Two Admirals
  • A city of west - central France east - southeast of Nantes.
  • I et U varias habent potestates: nam sunt aliquando vocales, aliquando consonantes, aliquando mediae, aliquando nihil, aliquando digammae, aliquando duplices. The Roman Pronunciation of Latin Why we use it and how to use it
  • The bone-in steak, one of the very best in the city, comes with sea peas, grilled Benton's bacon artisanal, from Kentucky, delicious, wilted romaine and Nantes carrots, while the fish -- which had been oil-poached -- had artichokes, veloute, and pistachio-basil aillade. Jay Weston: Ray Stark's Exciting Restaurant Opens at LACMA
  • The CGT Transport union says protests also shut down the Clermont-Ferrand airport in the south and disrupted airports in Nice and Nantes. France Riots Disrupt Airport Travel In Paris & Beyond
  • Nantes and Angers, in Saumur, Thouars, and other towns in which the presence of Republican forces commanded the adhesion of the inhabitants this event was commemorated by illuminations, but this very show of joy at so cruel a murder, more than the murder itself, acerbated the feelings both of the gentry and the peasants. La Vend�e
  • Second-placed Auxerre suffered a surprising 2-0 home defeat to Nantes.
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