1. naira the basic unit of money in Nigeria
  2. noria a water wheel with buckets attached to the rim
  3. nary colloquial for 'not a' or 'not one' or 'never a'
  4. Nauru an island republic on Nauru Island
  5. nowhere not anywhere; in or at or to no place
  6. narrow not wide
  7. New Year the calendar year just begun
  8. near near in time or place or relationship
  9. nigher (comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance
  10. knower a person who knows or apprehends
  11. ne'er not ever; at no time in the past or future
  12. Norway a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905
  13. gnawer relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
  14. Newari Himalayish language spoken in the Kathmandu valley of Nepal
  15. Nehru Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule; was the first prime minister of the Republic of India from 1947 to 1964 (1889-1964)
  16. Nero Roman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Roman Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68)
  17. nadir the lowest point of anything
  18. NARA the independent agency that oversees management of federal government records including presidential libraries and historic collections
  19. NRA a powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the government
  20. NRO an intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military operations

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