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Definition of the noun Frankfurt

What does Frankfurt mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • frankfurt: frankfurts
  • Frankfurt: -

  1. a German city; an industrial and commercial and financial center
    • examples: It was named after Frankfurt, a German city. | The 2011 Women's Soccer World Cup will end in Frankfurt, Germany. | My father stayed a few days in Frankfurt. | Oh, my God! Frankfurt is in Germany, not in the Middle East! | MTV 2012 EMAs will take place in Frankfurt. | I'm batching it this weekend because my wife is visiting her brother in Frankfurt.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of Frankfurt: Frankfort / Frankfurt on the Main
    • instance of: city / metropolis / urban center = a large and densely populated urban area
    • part of: Deutschland / Federal Republic of Germany / FRG / Germany = a republic in central Europe

Alternative definition of the noun Frankfurt

noun

  1. [Australia] frankfurter, hot dog sausage

Phrases with Frankfurt

  1. Frankfurt-Am-Main
  2. frankfurt on the main
  3. Frankfurt-an-Der-Oder

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Frankfurt

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Google previewBullshit and Philosophy (2011)

Guaranteed to Get Perfect Results Every Time by Gary L. Hardcastle, George A. Reisch

Harry Frankfurt is the main proponent of the first strategy and G.A. Cohen of the second.

Google previewThe English cyclopedia (1854)

geography/ by Charles Knight

Frankfurt is a member of the Germanic Confederation, and in conjunction with the other free towns, Liibeck, Bremen, and Hamburg, occupies the seventeenth place in the limited Council of the Diet, but enjoys its independent vote in the full ...

Google previewThe English Cyclopaedia: Geography (1866)

Frankfurt is a member of the Germanic Confederation, and in conjunction with the other free towns, Liibeck, Bremen, and Hamburg, occupies the seventeenth place in the limited Council of the Diet, but enjoys its independent vote in the full ...

Google previewA Hand-book for Travellers on the Continent (1871)

by John Murray (Firm)

Frankfurt is the cradle of the Rothschild family ; the house in which they were born is 152 Judengasse (Jews' Street), which long retained the primitive air of antiquity, and the usual rags and refuse of a Jews' quarter, but is gradually becoming ...

Google previewBerlin & Beyond Travel Adventures (2012)

by Henrik Bekker

Frankfurt is a modern city with continental Europe's busiest airport and tallest buildings. The Rhine valley is one of Germany's prime tourist attractions. The most interesting part of the valley is between Speyer, with the largest Romanesque ...

Google previewFormer Leaders in Modern Democracies (2012)

Political Sunsets by Kevin Theakston, Jouke de Vries

Frankfurt is the financial centre, Hamburg the media centre, and Dusseldorf, Munich and Stuttgart are the key business centres. As Ralf Dahrendorf pointed out in Society and Democracy in Germany, the elite lack social ties but constitute rather ...

Google previewEmerging Nodes in the Global Economy: Frankfurt and Tel Aviv Compared (2013)

by Daniel Felsenstein, Eike W. Schamp, Arie Shachar

So, even though Frankfurt is an important hub for many companies, its future role in logistics is questionable. The modern organizational structure of many multinational companies facilitates the assigning of dedicated functions to various ...

Google previewStill Ours to Lead (2014)

America, Rising Powers, and the Tension between Rivalry and Restraint by Bruce D. Jones

Frankfurt is a critical center for global finance and banking; in Europe, it is second only to London. The membership of these four countries in the European Union is both a blessing and a curse.31 Collectively, the twenty-eight states that form ...

Google previewPolitical Geography, World-economy, Nation-state and Locality (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Frankfurt is a town in Brandenburg, Germany, located on the Oder River, on the GermanPolish border directly opposite the town of SÅ‚ubice which was part of Frankfurt until 1945. At the end of the 1980s it reached a population peak with more ...

Google previewSeven Downs and Eight Ups (2013)

An Autobiography by Nobuko Gerth

Frankfurt is a city of international trade fairs that are called Messe. The Messe ground, which is near the university, is huge with eleven buildings for exhibitions. There are Messe for books, textiles, automobiles, automobile parts, musical ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research (2014)

by David Coghlan, Mary Brydon-Miller

The Frankfurt Schoolrefers to not onebut three interrelated entities. The first is aphysical institution, the Frankfurt Institute of Social Research, which is auniversity of critical sociology started in 1923. The secondisa group ofneoMarxist thinkers, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition - (2003)

by Miriam Drake

Both the Deutsche Biicherei Leipzig and the Deutsche Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main served as deposit libraries for a number of international organizations (UN, UNESCO, the EU, and the WTO) prior to the reunification of Germany.

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Genealogy to Iqbal (1998)

by Edward Craig

Erkenntnis und Interesse, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp; trans. J. Shapiro, Knowledge and Human Interests, Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1971; Oxford: Polity Press, 1987. (An important interpretation of philosophy from Kant to the pragmatists ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice (2007)

by Gary L. Anderson, Kathryn G. Herr

The Frankfurt School refers to a group of German theorists connected with the Institute for Social Research, which was set up...

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Scrabble value of F4R1A1N1K5F4U1R1T1

The value of this 9-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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