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also Frank·furt am Main  (frănk′fərt äm mīn′, frängk′fo͝ort′)
A city of west-central Germany on the Main River. Founded in the first century ad by the Romans, it was the virtual capital of Germany from 1816 to 1866. It is now an industrial, commercial, and financial center.
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(German ˈfraŋkfʊrt (am ˈmain)) or

Frankfurt am Main

(Placename) a city in central Germany, in Hesse on the Main River: a Roman settlement in the 1st century; a free imperial city (1372–1806); seat of the federal assembly (1815–66); university (1914); trade fairs since the 13th century. Pop: 643 432 (2003 est)


(German ˈfraŋkfʊrt (an der ˈoːdər)) or

Frankfurt an der Oder

(Placename) a city in E Germany on the Polish border: member of the Hanseatic League (1368–1450). Pop: 67 014 (2003 est)
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(ˈfræŋk fɜrt, ˈfrɑŋk fʊərt)
1. Also called Frank•furt am Main (ˈfrɑŋk fʊrt ɑm ˈmaɪn) a city in W Germany, on the Main River. 652,412.
2. Also called Frank•furt an der O•der (ˈfrɑŋk fʊrt ɑn dər ˈoʊ dər) a city in NE Germany, on the Oder River. 85,158.
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Noun1.Frankfurt - a German cityFrankfurt - a German city; an industrial and commercial and financial center
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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[ˈfræŋkfɜːrt] nFrancfort
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[ˈfræŋkfɜːt] nFrancoforte f
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On Thursday, Frankfurts DAX 30 index gained 0.19 percent to 11,454.38 points while the Paris CAC 40 rose 0.14 percent at 5,046.49 points.
Archiv fur Frankfurts Geschichte und Kunst 3rd series.
The lesser of the two Frankfurts is located some 65 miles from its larger rival and, to date, has struggled to dent the image of Europe's mightier cargo citadel.
In another unrealistic situation, Zac and Mandy are sitting around a picnic table in the park with happy smiling faces sharing a meal with their homeless friends, 'Simon has some frankfurts the butcher gave him.
There are two other types, each of which is named after a German city, with the 16-inch Bremens costing pounds 800 and the 17-inch Frankfurts weighing in at pounds 860.
While the 'Frankfurts and Munichs' of this world will always survive, it is a little more difficult for everyone else, so what are the main challenges you face in the current downturn?
There are two other types, each of which is named after a German city, with the 16in Bremens costing pounds 800 and the 17in Frankfurts weighing in at pounds 860.
"There is no reason why we shouldn't be held to account for what we do - but don't we see ourselves being on a par with the Frankfurts of this world, Paris, Milan, the growing regions of Eastern Europe, Warsaw, parts of Russia, and the new accession states," says Mr Edwards.
"In den zwanziger Jahren: Erinnerungen an die Frankfurter Zeitung." Archiv fur Frankfurts Geschichte und Kunst 55 (1976): 67-79