• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Zante (Bot) See Zantewood.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n zante A contraction of Zante-wood.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Zante zan′te the same as Zan′te-wood, the wood of the smoke-tree, from Zante, one of the principal Ionian Islands: satin-wood
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In literature:

From Zante we were to skirt the coasts of Greece and tack about, on and off.
"A Start in Life" by Honore de Balzac
If we thought Cephalonia interesting, Zante, the next place at which we touched, was far more so.
"Salt Water" by W. H. G. Kingston
I told my master that it was my intention to leave him, as I had an offer to go into business with a relation at Zante.
"The Pacha of Many Tales" by Frederick Marryat
For example, he predicted the last terrible earthquake at Zante, which only came one day before it was due.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, April 29, 1893" by Various
Between Cephalonia and Zante.
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2" by George Gordon Byron
On arriving at Zante, persons came to offer Lord Byron means of amusement, various comforts, etc.
"My Recollections of Lord Byron" by Teresa Guiccioli
We expect very soon to be in possession of Malta, Corfu, Zante, and Cerigo.
"Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I" by Sir John Ross
The form of the invitation is similar to an "At Home," as: MRS. EMMONS VAN ZANT, At Home, Thursday, June sixteenth, at eight o'clock.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
The staple is the currant, in the production of which the island surpasses Zante.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
Zante is the most cheerful-looking place I have ever seen.
"Mentone, Cairo, and Corfu" by Constance Fenimore Woolson

In news:

Johnny Van Zant of Lynyrd Skynyrd — Fred Breedon, Getty Images.
Snap Jackson & The Knock On Wood Players Facebook, Erin Van Zant.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.–David Zant has returned to Belk to head up its home division as it reshuffled senior ranks.
Ronnie Van Zant (Hulton Archive/Getty Images).
Rocking to remember Van Zant , Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Lynyrd Skynyrd's Johnny Van Zant Recording Vocals for 'Last of a Dyin' Breed'.
Greg Van Zant , shown here earlier this season against Morehead State at Power Park, was 528-451-1 as the baseball coach at WVU.
Sometime soon, West Virginia will hire a new baseball coach to replace Greg Van Zant , who was fired May 19 after 18 seasons leading the Mountaineers.
Did West Virginia's Van Zant deserve a chance to coach in the Big 12 Conference.
Van Zant Receives Tissiak Award.
Van Zant in Indy for NFL Combine.
Some may know the new Sony duo Van Zant by the other groups they respectively front-Johnny Van Zant with Lynyrd Skynyrd.
And Donnie Van Zant with.38 Special.
Lynyrd Skynyrd's Johnny Van Zant Hospitalized.
Health issues involving Lynyrd Skynyrd's Johnny Van Zant have forced the band to postpone or cancel a number of shows.

In science:

A similar argument is given in a recent paper by El-Zant et al (2004).
Early Formation and Late Merging of the Giant Galaxies
It is thus unclear whether the El-Zant et al. approximation of “unstrippable” galaxies is more or less realistic than our own neglect of baryonic gravity.
Early Formation and Late Merging of the Giant Galaxies
Van der Zant, 2008, “Motion detection of a micromechanical resonator embedded in a d.c.
Hybrid quantum circuits: Superconducting circuits interacting with other quantum systems
El-Zant, Shlosman & Hoffman 2001; Mashchenko, Couchman & Wadsley 2006). A core would be also expected if the standard description of the post-collapse ob ject were replaced by a more realistic truncated, non-singular, isothermal sphere (TIS) in virial and hydrostatic equilibrium (Shapiro, Iliev & Raga 1999).
The First Cosmic Structures and their Effects
However, bars and triaxial halos are incompatible — a canonical bar tumbling within a stagnating halo will serve as a source of chaos and dissolve quickly (El-Zant & Shlosman 2002).
Galactic Bars in Cosmological Context