• WordNet 3.6
    • n Nantes a port city in western France on the Loire estuary
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Nantes In zoology, in Linnæus's system of classification, the third order of the third class, Amphibia, including the Chondropterygii of Artedi, or the sharks, rays, chimæras, and marsipobranchs, and some true fishes erroneously considered to be related to them. See Amphibia, 2 .
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In literature:

He told me Mr Jones and himself had parted at Nantes, and that the latter had returned directly to England.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. VIII" by Various
That very night Gaston made his will, and deposited it with a notary at Nantes.
"The Regent's Daughter" by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
Fouche informed his sister at Nantes of what was in preparation.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
They have gone to Nantes, where a brother of my cousin Perigord keeps an inn on the Quai La Fosse.
"The King's Warrant" by Alfred H. Engelbach
As we drew near Nantes the strong salt air blowing in our faces made us realize that we were near the sea.
"In Château Land" by Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
AFTER several days' journey they entered Bretagne, and before long drew near to the city of Nantes and the castle of Lady Anne.
"Gabriel and the Hour Book" by Evaleen Stein
There is not much architecture at Nantes except the domestic.
"A Little Tour in France" by Henry James
A third miscreant soon shared their fate, Carrier, the tyrant of Nantes.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Ocellus, Count of Nantes, and most of the inhabitants of Brittany, were buried in that city.
"Mediaeval Tales" by Various
Thus he made his way to the city of Nantes, which at that moment was besieged by the French.
"The Lilac Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang

In poetry:

To that dear Redeemer's praise,
Who the cov'nant sealed with blood,
Let our hearts and voices raise
Loud thanksgivings to our God.
"Now May He Who From The Dead" by John Newton
Yet when they mourned their faults,
He hearkened to their groans,
Brought his own cov'nant to his thoughts,
And called them still his sons.
"Psalm 106 part 2" by Isaac Watts
Th' old cov'nant-place to works we give,
Or mingle grace with do and live;
We overcloud the gospel-charms,
And also break our working arms.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. II." by Ralph Erskine
By milder ways doth Jesus prove
His Father's cov'nant, and his love
He seals to saints his glorious grace,
And not forbids their infant race.
"Hymn 127" by Isaac Watts
Thus to his Son he sware, and said,
"With thee my cov'nant first is made;
In thee shall dying sinners live,
Glory and grace are thine to give.
"Psalm 89" by Isaac Watts
Their prayers and vows before him rise
As flatt'ring words or solemn lies,
While their rebellious tempers prove
False to his cov'nant and his love.
"Psalm 78 part 4" by Isaac Watts

In news:

How about the green garlic or Nantes carrots.
This spring, a War of the Worlds-scale tripod carrying verdant laboratories on suspended platforms showed up in Nantes in western France.
SCA said that it will invest EUR 46 million in a new corrugated board mill outside Nantes in France.
This Dec 11, 2011 photo shows the Montpellier handball team after winning the French League Cup against Saint Raphael, in Nantes, France.
1788 Sent to Nantes, France.
Eat and drink your way from Nantes to Sancerre with this gourmet guide.
The Editor's Desk: Nantes on the Oconee.
Airbus has delivered the first center wing box for the A350XWB from its site in Nantes , France to St Nazaire, France, where engineers will attach it to the first A350XWB fuselage.
Along the quays of the Loire, fine mansions speak of the time when Nantes was a great port that loomed large in France's colonial history.
Based in Nantes, France, the street theatre company Royal de Luxe performs around the world, primarily using gigantic, elaborate marionettes to tell stories that take place over several days and wind through entire cities.

In science:

Nationale pour la Valorisation de la Recherche, Mines de Nantes and C.N.R.S. S.
Architecture Optimization of a 3-DOF Translational Parallel Mechanism for Machining Applications, the Orthoglide
Damien Chablat Institut de Recherche en Communications et Cybernétique de Nantes 1, rue de la Noë, 44321 Nantes, France Damien.
Kinematic Analysis of the vertebra of an eel like robot
The first author was partially supported by Universit´e de Nantes.
Deformations of the Lie algebra o(5) in characteristics 3 and 2
Thomas, Propriétés thermiques de matériaux composites : caractérisation expérimentale et approche microstructurale, Thèse de l’Université de Nantes, Laboratoire de Thermocinétique, CNRS-UMR 6607 (2008).
A numerical approach related to defect-type theories for some weakly random problems in homogenization
Mottram for the ANITA collaboration, in Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Acoustic and Radio Neutrino Activities, Nantes (2010), ed. P.
The TIANSHAN Radio Experiment for Neutrino Detection