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Nantes

 (nănts, näNt)
A city of western France on the Loire River west of Tours. The Edict of Nantes, granting limited religious and civil liberties to the Huguenots, was issued in 1598 by Henry IV of France and revoked in 1685 by Louis XIV.

Nantes

(French nɑ̃t)
n
1. (Placename) a port in W France, at the head of the Loire estuary: scene of the signing of the Edict of Nantes and of the Noyades (drownings) during the French Revolution; extensive shipyards, and large metallurgical and food processing industries. Pop: 290 871 (2006)
2. (Historical Terms) history See Edict of Nantes

Nantes

(nænts; Fr. nɑ̃t)

n.
1. a seaport in W France, on the Loire River. 263,689.
2. Edict of, a law, promulgated by Henry IV of France in 1598, granting religious and civil liberty to the Huguenots: revoked in 1685.
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Noun1.Nantes - a port city in western France on the Loire estuaryNantes - a port city in western France on the Loire estuary
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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