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Nanterre

[nahn-ter] /nɑ̃ˈtɛr/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Hauts-de-Seine, in N France: W suburb of Paris.

Hauts-de-Seine

[oh-duh-sen] /oʊ dəˈsɛn/
noun
1.
a department in N France. 63 sq. mi. (163 sq. km).
Capital: Nanterre.
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  • This isolated house was the widow's sole possession, and she kept fowls and cows, selling the eggs and milk at Nanterre.

  • We have just purchased a superb villa at Nanterre for the housing of our first establishment.

    The Nabob Alphonse Daudet
  • He went down the Rue Montorgueil at a slow trot, seemingly well pleased to return to Nanterre so soon.

  • Tullia has always been very careful to say nothing of her family; we have a vague idea that she comes from Nanterre.

    A Prince of Bohemia Honore de Balzac
  • One Sunday he took his scholars to Nanterre, some to perform, others to hear, a mass of his own composition.

  • This came to Bibi-Lupin's ears, and he remembered the plate and the watch and chain stolen at Nanterre.

  • Between Nanterre and Paris the wheels of her cart had sunk up to the axles in mud, and Balthazar was caked with mire to his belly.

  • He has led his friend Jansoulet into a window-recess and is submitting to him the drawings for the house at Nanterre.

    The Nabob, Volume 1 (of 2) Alphonse Daudet
  • Having drawn his friend Jansoulet aside into a recess, he submits to him the estimates for the house at Nanterre.

    The Nabob Alphonse Daudet
British Dictionary definitions for Nanterre

Nanterre

/French nɑ̃ˈtɛr/
noun
1.
a town in N France, on the Seine: an industrial suburb of Paris. Pop: 84 281 (1999)

Hauts-de-Seine

/French odəsɛn/
noun
1.
a department of N central France, in Île-de-France region just west of Paris: formed in 1964. Capital: Nanterre. Pop: 1 470 706 (2003 est). Area: 175 sq km (68 sq miles)
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