Definition of Nancy in English :

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Nancy meaning in English

Meaning of Nancy in English

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Nancy pronunciation in English

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1. nancy

a city in northeastern France in Lorraine

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noun plural -cies offensive
an effeminate or homosexual boy or man
(as modifier)
his nancy ways
Also called: nancy boy, nance
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: 107 434 (2006)

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a feminine name: dim. Nan
2. Word forms: plural ˈnancies [n-]
city in NE France: pop. 99,000

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A city of northeast France east of Paris. The capital of the duchy and region of Lorraine, the city passed to France in 1766. It was heavily bombed in World War II.
n. pl. nan·cies also nanc·es
Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for an effeminate man, especially one who is gay.

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