[frang-koh-proh-vuh n-sahl, -prov-uh n-] /ˌfræŋ koʊˌproʊ vənˈsɑl, -ˌprɒv ən-/
a Romance dialect group of western Switzerland and neighboring parts of France: closely related to both Provençal and northern French.
- Franco-Prussian War
[frang-koh pruhsh-uh n] /ˈfræŋ koʊ ˈprʌʃ ən/ noun 1. the war between France and Prussia, 1870–71. noun 1. the war of 1870–71 between France and Prussia culminating in the fall of the French Second Empire and the founding of the German empire
[frahn-tee-rœr] /frɑ̃ tiˈrœr/ noun, plural francs-tireurs [frahn-tee-rœr] /frɑ̃ tiˈrœr/ (Show IPA). French. 1. a sharpshooter in the French army. /frɑ̃tirœr/ noun 1. a sniper 2. a guerrilla or irregular soldier n. “sharpshooter of the irregular infantry,” 1808, French, literally “free-shooter,” from franc “free” (see frank) + tireur “shooter,” from tirer “to draw, shoot” (see tirade). […]
/ˈfræŋə/ noun 1. (Austral, slang) a condom
[fran-juh-buh l] /ˈfræn dʒə bəl/ adjective 1. easily broken; breakable: Most frangible toys are not suitable for young children. /ˈfrændʒɪbəl/ adjective 1. breakable or fragile adj. early 15c., from Middle French frangible, from Medieval Latin frangibilis, from Latin frangere “to break” (see fraction).