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Le Nain

[luh nan]
  1. An·toine [ahn-twan] /ɑ̃ˈtwan/the Elder, 1588?–1648, and his two brothers Louis [lwee] /lwi/ (“the Roman”), 1593?–1648, and Ma·thieu [ma-tyœ] /maˈtyœ/, 1607–77, French painters.
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Examples from the Web for nain

Historical Examples

  • Next morning the Nain folk knew that some accident must have happened.

    A Labrador Doctor

    Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

  • Nain Sing assigns to Dam-langren-la a height of 16,900 feet.

  • The figure in the plate is from a specimen taken at Nain, in Labrador.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland

  • A widow living in Nain is following the body of her son to the tomb.

  • "We have just come from the village of Nain," said Timeus bar Joram.

    Joel: A Boy of Galilee

    Annie Fellows Johnston