Definition of Nassau in English:

Nassau

proper noun

  • 1A former duchy of western Germany, centred on the small town of Nassau, from which a branch of the House of Orange arose. It corresponds to parts of the present-day states of Hesse and Rhineland-Palatinate.

  • 2A port on the island of New Providence, capital of the Bahamas; population 240,000 (est. 2007).