- a department in NE France. 2038 sq. mi. (5280 sq. km). Capital: Nancy.
Examples from the Web for nancy
With a government shutdown looming, Nancy Pelosi and Michele Bachmann are on the same side.Bachmann and Pelosi vs. Boehner and Obama Over Spending Bill
December 11, 2014
Singers Nancy Wilson and Billy Eckstine attended, and actor and activist Ossie Davis delivered a well-received speech.When Bill Cosby N-Bombed the Congressional Black Caucus
December 2, 2014
The septuagenarian duo of Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi will be able to keep their chauffer-driven, taxpayer-funded limos.With Immigration Move, Obama and the Welfare Party Strike Again
November 24, 2014
The Emancipation Proclamation, as Nancy Pelosi reminds us, was an executive action.Why We Can’t Quit Calling Presidents ‘Kings’
November 22, 2014
Nancy heard the shot, then another, and came to the window to witness the third and final bullet be fired into her husband.Foxcatcher’s Real-Life Psycho Killer
November 18, 2014
This system is carried out at the Maxéville brewery, near Nancy.
From Nancy by way of pinal we may easily reach the heart of the Vosges.In the Heart of Vosges
Well, Sir, and now what remains, if you really love Nancy so well as you say you do?Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
Nancy's had more to bear from the way she took her troubles than from the troubles themselves.
And yet Nancy was not clinging to life itself; she only seemed to be, because she clung to love.
- an effeminate or homosexual boy or man
- (as modifier)his nancy ways
- a city in NE France: became the capital of the dukes of Lorraine in the 12th century, becoming French in 1766; administrative and financial centre. Pop: 103 605 (1999)
- a department of NE France, in Lorraine region. Capital: Nancy. Pop: 718 250 (2003 est). Area: 5280 sq km (2059 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for nancy
fem. proper name, probably a pet form of Ancy, diminutive of Middle English Annis "Agnes" (see Agnes). As an adjective meaning "effeminate" (with reference to men) it is from 1904. Among the top 10 popular names for girls born in U.S. between 1935 and 1955.