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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.

  2. Nancynoun

    A city in NE France.

  3. 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. Donald Trump:

    Nancy Pelosi hates me more than Mitt Romney does.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in the clutches of a left-wing mob, they've finally convinced House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to impeach the President. All of you know your Constitution. The way that impeachment stops is a Senate majority, with me as majority leader.

  3. President Donald Trump on Saturday:

    ( Pelosi) has no case. Nancy Pelosi has no case. So let Nancy Pelosi not submit it, that's good right ? That's good. But you know what ? That's so unfair.

  4. Brad Avakian:

    Linda had expressed for so long the dismay that Nancy Lynchild and Nancy Lynchild father had given their entire careers to this country and this country would not recognize Nancy Lynchild as a human being in return, nancy Lynchild had gone through the era of' don't ask, don't tell.' Nancy Lynchild had gone through everything you would think a woman had to go through in the military. And this final fight felt like that whole era all over again.

  5. Crazy Rich Asians:

    I think the fact that Asian Americans are rooting for' Parasite' is because Nancy Wang Yuen still aren't even seeing Nancy Wang Yuen in main dramatic roles, the more Asians succeed on the international stage, I think Asian Americans do feel like that will then open up more opportunities for Asian-American actors in Hollywood.

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