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notorious widely known or spoken of, esp. for something unfavorable or bad.
Notre Dame de Paris a renowned cathedral in Paris, France, generally known simply as "Notre Dame." Construction of the Gothic-style cathedral began in the twelfth century.
no-trump of a hand or contract in bridge, to be played without specifying a trump suit. [2 definitions]
not to mention and also; in addition.
notum a dorsal plate or part on an insect segment, esp. the thorax.
notwithstanding in spite of; despite. [3 definitions]
Nouakchott the capital of Mauritania.
nougat a chewy or brittle candy that contains nuts and sometimes chunks of fruit.
nought variant of naught.
noun in grammar, a word that names a person, place, thing, condition, or quality, that usu. has plural and possessive forms, and that functions as the subject of a sentence or as the object of a verb or preposition. [3 definitions]
nourish to supply with food or other essential nutriments. [3 definitions]
nourishment that which nourishes; food. [2 definitions]
nouveau riche (French) a person who has recently acquired great wealth, usu. one who engages in a vulgar display or discussion of that wealth; parvenu.
nouvelle cuisine (sometimes cap.) contemporary French cooking that emphasizes artfully arranged fresh ingredients and uses low-calorie stock-based sauces.
Nov. abbreviation of "November," the eleventh month of the Gregorian calendar year, having thirty days.
nova a star that suddenly becomes many times brighter and then gradually, in several weeks, months, or years, returns to its original magnitude. (Cf. supernova.)
Nova Scotia a Canadian Maritime Province southeast of New Brunswick.
novel1 a relatively long work of prose fiction, usu. having a plot and characters.
novel2 new and unusual.
novelette a short novel; novella.
novelist one who writes novels.