Definition for frances (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for frances
And so it is that Frances and Lilian fall in love, and, from that, (very thrillingly written), all hell breaks loose.
I wanted Frances to be completely confident about her sexuality.
In the novel, the moral situation Frances ends up in is dreadful.
Mr. Kallison was “a strong but also a very gentle man,” Frances said.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas|Nick Kotz|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates and Sarah Paulson and Frances Conroy.Joan Allen on ‘The Killing’ Finale and That Mother of a Twist|Kevin Fallon|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Esmeralda; humbly-born heroine of Frances Hodgson Burnett's work of same name.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Still, when once their eyes were opened, he reckoned on the support of Anthony and Frances.The Tree of Heaven|May Sinclair
Long before Frances Burney was born, Mr. Crisp had made his entrance into the world, with every advantage.Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Macdonald was sleeping, and Frances went softly to tell her.The Rustler of Wind River|G. W. Ogden
Frances asked, with dignity, although a certain dimple refused to be repressed.The Spectacle Man|Mary F. Leonard
British Dictionary definitions for frances (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for frances (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for frances
fem. proper name, from French, from Old French Franceise (Modern French Françoise), fem. of Franceis (see Francis).
Culture definitions for frances
Nation in Europe bordered by Belgium and Luxembourg to the north; Germany, Switzerland, and Italy to the east; the Mediterranean Sea and Spain to the south; and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Its capital and largest city is Paris.