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n. Mythology
The Mesopotamian god of the full moon.

[Sumerian nannar, nanna, from Akkadian nannāru, luminary; see nwr in Semitic roots.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nanna - the mother of your father or mothernanna - the mother of your father or mother
grandparent - a parent of your father or mother
nan - your grandmother
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.Nanna - (Norse mythology) wife of BalderNanna - (Norse mythology) wife of Balder  
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
Norse deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Norsemen
3.Nanna - god of the Moon; counterpart of the Akkadian Sin
Sumer - an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC
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Nanna would do best in a quiet home where he would be indoors only.
I'M going to stay at my nanna's, I'll be a good boy, I'll be fine, I won't make any more accidents, Like the one I had last time.
Designed and made by the Copenhagen-born silversmith and furniture designer Nanna Ditzel (1923-2005), this necklace is arguably one of the most desirable pieces of jewellery from the 1970s and examples of Nanna Ditzel's work are becoming increasingly collectable.
Lots of love your everloving daughter Natasha xxxxx BLACKBURN LINDA Happy Mothers Day Nanna, Love You Loads & Loads From Your Little Terror Mason xxx BLACKBURN NIKKI To the best Mam ever.
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The event is being organized by the Ministry of National Heritage and Integration, the PNCA and the House of Nanna trust.
OREGON DEBUT What: "Nanna's Cottage" - a new children's TV program filmed at Chambers Media Center in Eugene When: 5:30 a.m.
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BEDFORD JOY Happy Mothers Day Mam love Andrew Kieran Gabby Jess xxxx BEEDLE LINDA JANE Love u all the world mam happy mothers day love paul and girls xxxx BEEDLE LINDA JANE Happy mothers day love u all world love sammy and family xxxx BEEDLE LINDA JANE Happy mothers day mam love you loads love andrea and family xxxx BEEDLE LINDA JANE Mam you mean the world to us happy mothers day love chris and family xxxxx BEEDLE LINDA JANE Happy mother's day nanna. We love you all the world, love Leon Shannon Leyton and Lincoln xxxx BEEDLE LINDA JANE To my fab nanna happy mothers day i love you all the world love kieran xxxxxx BEEDLE LINDA JANE Happy mother's day nanna.
Treasured memories of a loving wife, mam, nanna and great nanna.
Happy Mothers Day Mam/ Nanna Love Kirsty, Jamie and Dienna - Faith xxx AUDREY GENT Happy mothers day mam love debbie xxxxxx auer PAT Happy Mother's Day mam we love you millions lots of love always (Lyndsey) natalie and Danielle xxxx AUSTIN K ALEY Happy Mothers Day to the best mammy ever.
Lots of loves and kisses Jennifer and Darren xxxxxxxxx CROPPER NICOLA Happy Mothers Day Nanna, your 1st Mother's Day as a Nanna!