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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of west-central Germany on the Main River. Founded in the first century B.C. by the Romans, it was the virtual capital of Germany from 1816 to 1866. It is now an industrial, commercial, and financial center. Population: 653,000.
  • A city of eastern Germany on the Oder River and the Polish border. It was chartered in 1253 and became a prosperous member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century. Population: 62,600.

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  • proper n. Frankfurt-am-Main, a city in central Germany.
  • proper n. Frankfurt-an-der-Oder, a city near Berlin Germany.

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  • n. a German city; an industrial and commercial and financial center

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  • FRANKFURT - Two German doctors 'groups alleged that a Nigerian man who died while being deported from Frankfurt airport choked to death on a police gag.

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  • FRANKFURT - Three U.S. cargo planes left Frankfurt under the cover of night, presumably to drop the first crates of emergency aid supplies over Bosnia.

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  • FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Criminals sitting out long-term sentences were given a rare opportunity to break down the figurative walls between prison life and freedom by joining local students in staging an opera near Frankfurt.

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  • FRANKFURT: Malaysia was conspicuously missing at the just-concluded four-day HEIMTEXTIL Fair in Frankfurt.

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  • (FRANKFURT) - A 86. 7-carat uncut diamond worth an estimated 2.5 million euros has been seized at Frankfurt airport from an Angolan man arriving from Namibia, police said on Friday.

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  • September 23rd, 2009 FRANKFURT - Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Frankfurt, Germany, late Wednesday on his way to the US to attend the G20 summit in Pittsburg.

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