What does Nancy mean?

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ˈnæn si; Fr. nɑ̃ˈsiNan·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nancy(noun)

    a city in northeastern France in Lorraine

Wiktionary

  1. nancy(Noun)

    An effeminate man, especially a homosexual.

    Etymology: Medieval diminutive of Ann and Agnes.

  2. Nancy(ProperNoun)

    A city in NE France.

    Etymology: Medieval diminutive of Ann and Agnes.

Freebase

  1. Nancy

    Nancy is a city in the north-eastern French department of Meurthe-et-Moselle, and formerly the capital of the Duchy of Lorraine, and then the French province of the same name. Place Stanislas, a large square built between March 1752 and November 1755 by Stanislaw I to link the medieval old town of Nancy and the new town built under Charles III in the 17th century, is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is the head of the department. The metropolitan area of Nancy had a population of 410,509 inhabitants at the 1999 census, 103,602 of whom lived in the city of Nancy proper. The motto of the city is Non inultus premor, Latin for "I’m not touched with impunity" a reference to the thistle, which is a symbol of Lorraine.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nancy

    nan′si, n. an effeminate young man, often a 'Miss Nancy.'—Nancy Pretty, a corruption of none so pretty, the Saxifraga umbrosa.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Nancy

    capital of the department of Meurthe-et-Moselle, North-East France, is prettily situated amid woodland scenery on the river Meurthe, 220 m. E. of Paris; the new town is spaciously laid out, while the old town, narrowed in its streets, has many interesting old buildings, e. g. the cathedral, the 16th-century palace; there is a university, and an active trade in embroidered cambric and muslin, besides cotton and woollen goods, &c.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. nancy

    A person of neither sex, who yet combines the bad qualities of both.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. nancy

    An east-country term for a small lobster.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. nancy

    A city of France, the capital of the department of the Meurthe, situated on the Meurthe, 30 miles south from Metz; it was the capital of Lorraine and the residence of the dukes of that country in the 13th century. After taking Nancy, November 29, 1475, and losing it, October 5, 1476, Charles the Bold of Burgundy was defeated and slain beneath its walls by René II., duke of Lorraine, and the Swiss, January 5, 1477. Nancy on the retreat of MacMahon’s army, and expecting the German army, surrendered to four Uhlans, August 12, 1870.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nancy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nancy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Nancy in a Sentence

  1. Guy Cecil:

    If it wasn’t Nancy Pelosi, then it’d be Chuck Schumer, the ‘New York liberal,’ it’s not really a new playbook.

  2. Warner Bros. ':

    This is a terrific result, and Nancy Meyers really is a brand.

  3. Donald Trump:

    What right does Crazy Nancy have to hold up this Senate trial. None! She has a bad case and would rather not have a negative decision. This Witch Hunt must end NOW with a trial in the Senate, or let her default & lose. No more time should be wasted on this Impeachment Scam!

  4. Varshini Prakash:

    It's hard to substantiate which one is more or less of a threat, we will need to put pressure on Republicans who are up for reelection in the Senate in 2022. We will need to put pressure on Democrats who are in more conservative states right now. We will need to also pressure leadership like Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi to fight like hell to pass climate policy, not just cater to those who are holding us back from Congress.

  5. Getty Images:

    As Im looking for the bathroom I walked by and thereweredoors opened to offices. I lookedin and saw it was Nancy Pelosis office, i sat down here in my desk. Im a taxpayer. Im a patriot.Thatainther desk we loaned her that desk.

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