Nantes definition

  • others:
    • A city of western France regarding Loire River western of Tours. The Edict of Nantes, granting limited spiritual and municipal liberties towards Huguenots, had been released in 1598 by Henry IV of France and revoked in 1685 by Louis XIV. Populace: 282,000.
    • In zoology, in Linnæus's system of category, the next order of this third class, Amphibia, including the Chondropterygii of Artedi, or perhaps the sharks, rays, chimæras, and marsipobranchs, and some real fishes erroneously regarded as being about all of them. See Amphibia, -
  • proper-noun:
    • A city in west France, in historical Brittany
  • noun:
    • a port town in western France in the Loire estuary

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