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Frankfort on the Main

[meyn] /meɪn/
noun
1.
a city in W central Germany, on the Main River.
Also called Frankfort.
German Frankfurt am Main
[frahngk-foo rt ahm mahyn] /ˈfrɑŋk fʊərt ɑm ˈmaɪn/ (Show IPA),
Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt1

/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)
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