Nee
Nee Nee (n[asl]), p. p., fem. [F., fr. L. nata, fem. of natus, p. p. of nasci to be born. See {Nation}.] Born; -- a term sometimes used in introducing the name of the family to which a married woman belongs by birth (i.e. her maiden name); as, Madame de Sta["e]l, n['e]e Necker. [1913 Webster]

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