Frankfurt



[meyn] /meɪn/

noun
1.
a city in W central Germany, on the Main River.
[oh-der] /ˈoʊ dər/
noun
1.
a city in NE Germany, on the Oder River.
[frangk-fer-ter] /ˈfræŋk fər tər/
noun
1.
a small, cooked and smoked sausage of beef or beef and pork, with or without casing; hot dog; wiener.
/German ˈfraŋkfʊrt (am ˈmain)/
noun
1.
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)/
noun
1.
a city in E Germany on the Polish border: member of the Hanseatic League (1368–1450). Pop: 67 014 (2003 est)
/ˈfræŋkˌfɜːtə/
noun
1.
a light brown smoked sausage, made of finely minced pork or beef, often served in a bread roll
/ˈfræŋkˌfɜːtə/
noun
1.
an inhabitant or native of Frankfurt
n.

“hot dog,” 1894, American English, from German Frankfurter “of Frankfurt,” because a smoked-beef-and-pork sausage somewhat like a U.S. hot dog was originally made in Germany, where it was associated with the city of Frankfurt am Main (literally “ford of the Franks on the River Main”). Attested from 1877 as Frankfort sausage.
Frankfurt [(frangk-fuhrt, frahngk-foort)]

City in west central Germany on the Main River; an industrial, commercial, and financial center.

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