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ˈnæn si; Fr. nɑ̃ˈsiNan·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nancynoun

    a city in northeastern France in Lorraine

Wiktionary

  1. nancynoun

    An effeminate man, especially a homosexual.

    Etymology: Medieval diminutive of Ann and Agnes.

  2. Nancynoun

    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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  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. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy:

    I want you to watch Nancy Pelosi hand me that gavel. It will be hard not to hit Nancy Pelosi with it.

  2. Marjorie Taylor:

    She's a traitor to our country, she's guilty of treason, she took an oath to protect American citizens and uphold our laws. And she gives aid and comfort to our enemies who illegally invade our land. That's what treason is. And by our law representatives and senators can be kicked out and no longer serve in our government. And it's, uh, it's a crime punishable by death is what treason is. Nancy Pelosi is guilty of treason.

  3. Barbara Bush:

    Ronald Reagan, the widow of former Republican President Ronald Reagan, died Sunday morning of congestive heart failure, according to her spokesperson. She was 94. Barbara Bush offered prayers and condolences from Barbara Bush and husband former GOP President George H.W. Bush. Nancy Reagan was totally devoted to President Ronald Reagan, we take comfort that they will be reunited once more.

  4. Mark Levin:

    How come more officers from that day aren't testifying, including the ones that opened the doors and let people in, as a matter of fact, including the ones that have questions – as you pointed out – with Nancy Pelosi in the leadership of the Democrat Party in the House of Representatives, there's a lot of questions we want to pursue them.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Sometimes House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have to walk.

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