Nassau
geographical name 1. city & port capital of Bahamas on New Providence Island population 172,196 2. region Germany N & E of the Rhine; chief city Wiesbaden

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  • Nassau — may mean the following: Placenames Germany Nassau, Germany, a town in Rhineland Palatinate founded in AD 915, after which all the following (except the village in Saxony) are named, directly or indirectly Nassau Castle, ancestral seat of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Nassau — steht für: Burg Nassau, eine Burg im Rhein Lahn Kreis in Rheinland Pfalz Haus Nassau, ein Adelsgeschlecht, das die Könige der Niederlande (Oranien Nassau) und die Großherzöge von Luxemburg stellt Herzogtum Nassau, Herzogtum und Staat des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nassau — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Nassau (desambiguación). Nassau …   Wikipedia Español

  • Nassau — es la capital de las Bahamas. Centro comercial y cultural de las Bahamas, tiene una población de alreddor de 180.000 habitantes, siendo la ciudad más grande del archpiélago. Localizada en la isla New Providence. De clima trópical, es un… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Nassau — Nassau, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 1161 Housing Units (2000): 529 Land area (2000): 0.680873 sq. miles (1.763453 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.680873 sq. miles (1.763453… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • NASSAU — NASSAU, former duchy in Germany. In the Middle Ages Jews were to be found in Limburg on the Lahn, Diez, Montabaur, and other towns in the duchy. Limburg was the most important community before the black death persecutions (1348), when all the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Nassau — Nassau1 [nä′sou΄] n. name of the princely family of the former German duchy of Nassau, which, as the House of Orange, has ruled the Netherlands since 1815 Nassau2 [nä′sou΄; ] for 2 [ na′sô΄] 1. Nassau region in W Germany: formerly a duchy 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • Nassau — (maison de) famille originaire de Rhénanie. à partir du XIIIe s., elle se divisa en plusieurs branches. De la branche d Otton Ier le Grand sortit au XVIe s. la dynastie d Orange Nassau, qui régna sur les Provinces Unies: Guillaume Ier le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nassau — capital of the Bahamas, from a site name attested from 1690s, in honor of King William III of England (1650 1702), of the House of Orange Nassau, from the duchy of Nassau in western Germany, named for a village in the Lahn valley, from O.H.G.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • nassau — NASSAU, Conté en Allemagne, Nassouium. Le Conte de Nassau, Comes Nassouianus …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Nassau — Nassau, Fort auf der Insel Banda Neira (Molukkenarchipel) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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