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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