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Frankfort on the Main

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  1. a city in W central Germany, on the Main River.
Also called Frankfort.German Frank·furt am Main [frahngk-foort ahm mahyn] /ˈfrɑŋk fʊərt ɑm ˈmaɪn/, Frank·furt.
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  • At Frankfort-on-the-Main is published the first known weekly newspaper.

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  • We had amongst us a sergeant called Luwie, from Frankfort-on-the-Main.

  • Frankfort-on-the-Main has continued to be his place of residence.

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  • At Frankfort-on-the-Main he was rudely awakened from his pleasant dream.

  • On the 13th of February the order was given at Frankfort-on-the-Main to arrest her.