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Nanterre

(näNtâr`), city (1990 pop. 86,627), capital of Hauts-de-Seine dept., N central France, on the right bank of the Seine River. It is an administrative and industrial center where metals, automobiles, electrical equipment, machine tools, and rolling stock are manufactured. In May, 1968, the Nanterre branch of the Univ. of Paris was the scene of student protests that spread to other areas and led to a national political crisis. The National Basilica of Ste Geneviève, with a 15th-century nave, is in Nanterre.

Nanterre

 

a city in France, an industrial suburb on the Seine River northwest of Paris; capital of the department of Hauts-de-Seine. Population, 91,000 (1968). Machine building (including motor vehicle construction), electrical engineering, and toy manufacturing are among the industries of Nanterre. A branch of the University of Paris is also located in the city.

Nanterre

a town in N France, on the Seine: an industrial suburb of Paris. Pop.: 84 281 (1999)
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