Francis



[fran-sis] /ˈfræn sɪs/

noun
1.
a male given name: from an Old French word meaning “Frenchman.”.
noun
1.
1494–1547, king of France 1515–47.
2.
1768–1835, first emperor of Austria 1804–35; as Francis II, last emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1792–1806.
noun
1.
(def 2).
/ˈfrɑːnsɪs/
noun
1.
Dick, full name Richard Stanley Francis. 1920–2010, British thriller writer, formerly a champion jockey. His books include Dead Cert (1962), The Edge (1988), and Come to Grief (1995)
2.
Sir Philip. 1740–1818, British politician; probable author of the Letters of Junius (1769–72). He played an important part in the impeachment of Warren Hastings (1788–95)
noun
1.
1494–1547, king of France (1515–47). His reign was dominated by his rivalry with Emperor Charles V for the control of Italy. He was a noted patron of the arts and learning
2.
1708–65, duke of Lorraine (1729–37), grand duke of Tuscany (1737–65), and Holy Roman Emperor (1745–65). His marriage (1736) to Maria Theresa led to the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–48)
3.
title as emperor of Austria of Francis II
noun
1.
1544–60, king of France (1559–60); son of Henry II and Catherine de’ Medici; first husband of Mary, Queen of Scots
2.
1768–1835, last Holy Roman Emperor (1792–1806) and, as Francis I, first emperor of Austria (1804–35). The Holy Roman Empire was dissolved (1806) following his defeat by Napoleon at Austerlitz

masc. proper name, from French François, from Old French Franceis, from Late Latin Franciscus, literally “Frankish;” cognate with French and frank.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Franciscan

    [fran-sis-kuh n] /frænˈsɪs kən/ adjective 1. of or relating to or the Franciscans. noun 2. a member of the mendicant order founded by in the 13th century. /frænˈsɪskən/ noun 1. 1590s, “friar of the order founded in 1209 by St. Francis (Medieval Latin Franciscus) of Assisi” (1182-1226). Also as an adjective.

  • Francis bushman

    [boo sh-muh n] /ˈbʊʃ mən/ noun 1. Francis X(avier) 1883–1966, U.S. film actor. /ˈbʊʃmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. (Austral & NZ) a person who lives or travels in the bush, esp one versed in bush lore /ˈbʊʃmən/ noun (pl) -man, -men 1. a member of a hunting and gathering people of southern Africa, esp the […]



  • Franciscans

    [fran-sis-kuh n] /frænˈsɪs kən/ adjective 1. of or relating to or the Franciscans. noun 2. a member of the mendicant order founded by in the 13th century. /frænˈsɪskən/ noun 1. 1590s, “friar of the order founded in 1209 by St. Francis (Medieval Latin Franciscus) of Assisi” (1182-1226). Also as an adjective. A religious order founded […]

  • Francisco

    [fran-sis-koh; Spanish frahn-sees-kaw, -thees-] /frænˈsɪs koʊ; Spanish frɑnˈsis kɔ, -ˈθis-/ noun 1. a male given name, Spanish form of .



Disclaimer: Francis definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.