- city in W Germany, on the Main River, in the state of Hessealso Frankfurt am Main
- city in E Germany, on the Oder River, in the state of Brandenburgalso Frankfurt an der Oder
also Frank·furt am Main
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.x
- (US, Australia) A frankfurter; a hot dog sausage.
- The 7th and 8th corps now at last effected their junction about Wurzburg, whither the army of the Main marched from Frankfurt to meet them.
- C. Schlosser, Geschichte der bildersturmenden Kaiser des ostriimischen Reichs (Frankfurt am Main, 1812); other works s.v.
- Goldberg, Frankfurt am Main, 1855 Sefer Ha-Schoraschim, ed.
- Frankfurt am Main), a city of Germany, in the Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau, principally on the right bank of the Main, 24 m.
- In the words of Dr Kriegk, Geschichte von Frankfurt, (1871), the insurrection completely destroyed the political power of the gilds, gave new strength to the supremacy of the patriciate, and brought no further advantage to the rest of the citizens than a few improvements in the organization and administration of the magistracy.