(meaning actually `born') used to show the maiden or family members name of a married woman
- created; -- a phrase sometimes utilized in introducing the name of family that a hitched lady belongs by delivery; as, Madame de Stael, nee Necker.
a term regularly indicate the woman name before she had been married. Its French word for formerly known as.
introducing the maiden title of a married girl, 1758, from French letter
(p. p., fem.) Produced; -- a phrase occasionally used in launching title regarding the family members to which a married lady belongs by birth; as, Madame de Stael, nee Necker.
His wife Therese, nee Freiin von DrosteHi lshoff, was joint-author with him of Walhall, Germanische Gutter and Heldensagen (Leipzig, 1898).