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nickname a name given to a person, place, or thing in place of the real name. [3 definitions]
nicotine a poisonous substance found in the tobacco plant. Nicotine is what causes people to become addicted to cigarettes.
niece a daughter of one's brother or sister; a daughter of one's brother-in-law or sister-in-law.
Niger a country in north central Africa. Niamey is the capital of Niger. [2 definitions]
Nigeria a country in western Africa on the Atlantic Ocean. Abuja is the capital of Nigeria.
Nigerian of or pertaining to Nigeria or its people, culture, or the like. [2 definitions]
Niger River a long river in western Africa that begins in Guinea and flows through Mali and Niger. It then flows along the border between Niger and Benin, through Nigeria, and finally into the Atlantic Ocean. It is an extremely important water source in the region.
night the hours of darkness between sunset and dawn. [3 definitions]
night and day without rest or interruption; seeming to have no end.
nightfall the time when day ends and night begins.
nightgown a long loose gown that is worn in bed.
nightingale a small bird that lives in Europe and is known for its beautiful song. A nightingale is a kind of thrush.
nightly happening or done every night. [2 definitions]
nightmare a frightening dream. [2 definitions]
night table a small table or stand kept beside one's bed.
nighttime the time between sunset and dawn.
Nike the goddess of victory in Greek mythology.
Nile the longest river in the world. It flows north from Uganda in East Africa through Sudan and Egypt into the Mediterranean Sea.
Nile River an African river, generally considered to be the longest in the world, flowing from Uganda northward to the Mediterranean Sea.
nimble quick and light in movement.
nine the word for the Arabic numeral 9 and by the Roman numeral IX. [3 definitions]