/ (French nabi) /
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pl n singular -bi (-bi)
a group of French artists much influenced by Gauguin, including Bonnard and Vuillard, who reacted against the naturalism of the impressionistsSee also synthetism
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Word Origin for Nabis
C19: French, from Hebrew nābhi prophet
Words nearby Nabis
Nabataea, Nabataean, nabe, Naberezhnye Chelny, nabi, Nabis, nabla, Nablus, nabob, Nabokov, Nabokovian
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How to use Nabis in a sentence
Besides these mistakes, he says that Nabis started on his return from Messenia by the gate on the road to Tegea.
If his guest refused to do so, Nabis would invite him to visit his wife, and lead the unsuspecting man close to the statue.
Bricks stamped by King Nabis (early second century) have been found at Sparta.How to Observe in Archaeology|Various
When Philopœmen heard how cruel Nabis was, he wanted to free Sparta from his tyranny.
They further mentioned the cases of Philip and Nabis in Greece.