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N-Town plays, an English cycle of 42 scriptural (or "mystery") plays dating from
the second half of the 15th century and so called because an opening
proclamation refers to performance "in N. town." Since evidence suggests that the
cycle was ...
Nakhodka, also spelled nachodka, town, Primorsky kray (region), extreme
eastern Russia. It lies at the head of Nakhodka Bay on the Sea of Japan.
Nakhodka (its name means "find," or "godsend") is an important centre for exports
. It is also the ...
Nanda 500 Town), founded in the late 16th century. In 1750 Stanislaw I (
Stanistaw Leszczynski), king of Poland and father-in-law of Louis XV (reigned
1715-74), pulled down the walls that separated the two towns and commissioned
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