Definition of nant in English:

nant

Pronunciation /nant/

noun

rare
  • A valley.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Borrow (1803–1881), writer and traveller. Partly from Welsh nant stream, valley, and partly from French regional (south-east, especially Savoie) nant watercourse, torrent from Gaulish nanto valley, stream.