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Nan

 (nän)
A river of western Thailand flowing about 630 km (390 mi) generally southward to join the Ping River and form the Chao Phraya.

nan

 (nän, năn)
n.
Variant of naan.
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nan

(næn) ,

nana

or

nanna

n
a child's words for grandmother
[see nanny; compare Greek nanna aunt, Medieval Latin nonna old woman]
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nan

(nɑn, næn)
n.
a flat leavened bread esp. of India and Pakistan, baked in a tandoor.
[1945–50; < Hindi nān]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nan - your grandmothernan - 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
gran, grandma, grandmother, grannie, granny, nanna, nan - the mother of your father or mother
2.nan - the mother of your father or mothernan - 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
3.nan - a river of western Thailand flowing southward to join the Ping River to form the Chao PhrayaNan - a river of western Thailand flowing southward to join the Ping River to form the Chao Phraya
Kingdom of Thailand, Siam, Thailand - a country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula; "Thailand is the official name of the former Siam"
4.nan - leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop
bread, breadstuff, staff of life - food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
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Translations

nan

[næn] nana [ˈnænə] N (Brit) (= grandmother) → abuelita f, yaya f
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nan

[ˈnæn] n (British) (= gran) → mamie f
I was brought up by my nan → J'ai été élevé par ma mamie.nan bread naan bread, naan nnan m
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nan(a)

nOma f (inf)
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References in classic literature ?
Chiang Nan's a hundred miles, yet in a moment's space I've flown away to Chiang Nan and touched a dreaming face.
"Nan Bellayne," she invented on the spur of the moment.
"And now Nan Bellayne wants to know if she and her sister can come out this afternoon and draw Nan Bellayne's pay?"
"That Nan Bellayne was too much for him, and that she and her sister could come out and get her pay and the freedom of the Loops, to boot."
Miss Crow, the daughter of a farmer; John Giddish, himself a farmer; Nan Slouch, Esther Codling, Will Spray, Tom Bennet; the three Misses Potter, whose father keeps the sign of the Red Lion; Betty Chambermaid, Jack Ostler, and many others of inferior note, lay rolling among the graves.
"While I dress, do you drill her, Nan, in the management of her skirt and those French heels, or she will trip herself up.
Now by the bright eyes of Nan o' the Mill, and by mine own name and that's Wat o' the Crabstaff, and by mine own mother's son, and that's myself, will I, even I, Wat o' the Crabstaff, meet this same sturdy rogue, and gin he mind not the seal of our glorious sovereign King Harry, and the warrant of the good Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, I will so bruise, beat, and bemaul his pate that he shall never move finger or toe again!
Micawber to sob violently at the beginning of one of these Saturday night conversations, and sing about jack's delight being his lovely Nan, towards the end of it.
The students matched through major streets bearing placards with inscriptions such as: 'NANS say no to xenophobia,' 'Why kill our citizens and loot their properties?' 'Enough of spiral silence,' 'Nigerian students can no longer keep quiet while South Africans kill Nigerians,' 'Nigerians are no weaklings or cowards,' 'End South African businesses in Nigeria.'
He added that after going through all proofs and evidence shown to NANS by the management of the University NANS, with utmost sincerity, could authoritatively say that the management of Babcock had done beyond needful to make the usual India exposure trip a success as usual.
Nan GRANDMAS are so precious, she's the one we all adore, She always makes you welcome when you walk through the door, "How are you lad?
This is a long-term program and a third generation of the EFV will be developed before it is fielded, said Nans. "We expect to begin fielding the EFV in fiscal year 2008."