Several places in the German-speaking area are named Nassau, but most places and things named Nassau ultimately derive their name from the town of Nassau on the Lahn in Rhineland-Palatinate, after which the region and the House of Nassau are named. In German, nass means wet and Au can be a short form of either Flussaue or Auwald . It can also be used as a synonym for Feuchtwiese . Aue derives from Middle High German ouwe, which is related to the Latin aqua .

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