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The capital of Kentucky, in the north-central part of the state on the Kentucky River. It was chosen as the capital in 1792 because it is between Louisville and Lexington, two cities that were both vying to be capital.
1. (Placename) a city in N Kentucky: the state capital. Pop: 27 408 (2003 est)
2. (Placename) rare an English spelling of Frankfurt1
the capital of Kentucky, in the N part. 25,973.
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|Noun||1.||Frankfort - the capital of Kentucky; located in northern Kentucky|
|2.||Frankfort - a German city; an industrial and commercial and financial center|