- a leavened, often tear-shaped flatbread of India, baked in a tandoor.
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Examples from the Web for naan
Between bites of samosas and the naan, guests discussed immigration, linguistics, and the London Olympics.Newsweek & The Daily Beast-Open Hands Prize Ceremony: India in the 21st Century
June 22, 2012
Naan dunked in matzoh ball soup, served by a Yiddish-speaking waiter from Madras.Tony Judt's Final Words
November 23, 2010
There was great danger to the morals and religion of the Is´ra-el-ites in the land of Ca´naan.
If they had stayed in Ca´naan the chosen family would have become lost among the heathen.
It was the purpose of Mo´ses to lead the people at once from Ka´desh up to Ca´naan.
Forty years after they crossed the Jor´dan, and entered Ca´naan a drilled and trained host, a conquering army.
What king, long after Josh´u-a, completed the conquest of Ca´naan?
- another name for nan bread