Pronunciation: (nan'sē; Fr. nän-sē'), [key]
1. a city in and the capital of Meurthe-et-Moselle, in NE France: battles 1477, 1914, 1944. 111,493.
2. Also,Nan'cee,Nan'cie.a female given name, form of Ann or Anna.
3. (sometimes l.c.) Slang (disparaging and offensive). nance.
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