Main definitions of Nassau in US English:

: Nassau1Nassau2

Nassau1

proper noun

  • 1A former duchy of western Germany from which the House of Orange arose.

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

Main definitions of Nassau in US English:

: Nassau1Nassau2

Nassau2

noun

US
Golf
  • An eighteen-hole match in which the players bet on the first nine holes, the second nine holes, and the entire round.

Origin

Early 20th century: from the name of Nassau Country Club in Nassau County, Long Island, New York State.

Pronunciation

Nassau

/ˈnaˌsô//ˈnæˌsɔ/