Definitions for nantesnænts; Fr. nɑ̃t
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Nantesnænts; Fr. nɑ̃t(n.)
a seaport in W France, on the Loire River. 263,689.
Category: Geography (places)
Edict of, a law, promulgated by Henry IV of France in 1598, granting religious and civil liberty to the Huguenots: revoked in 1685.
Category: Western History
a port city in western France on the Loire estuary
A city in west France, in historical Brittany
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
capital of the department of Loire-Inférieure, North-West France, on the Loire, 35 m. from the sea; its fine streets, handsome buildings, and historical associations make it one of the most interesting cities in France; the cathedral and the ducal castle date from the 15th century; shipbuilding, sugar-refining, and hardware are the staple industries, while an active shipping trade is kept up with the colonies.