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Frederick

[fred-rik, -er-ik] /ˈfrɛd rɪk, -ər ɪk/
noun
1.
a city in central Maryland.
2.
Also, Frederic. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “peace” and “ruler.”.
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Frederick

masc. proper name, from French Frédéric, from German Friedrich, from Old High German Fridurih, from Proto-Germanic *Frid-ric, literally "peace-rule." Not a common name in medieval England, found mostly in the eastern counties.

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