- Francisco,Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco-BahamondeEl Caudillo, 1892–1975, Spanish military leader and dictator: chief of state 1939–47; regent of the kingdom of Spain 1947–75.
- a combining form representing French or France: Francophile; Franco-Prussian.
Origin of Franco-
Examples from the Web for franco
But the film lags during long stretches—particularly in the middle, when Franco and Rogen are separated from one-another.Sony’s ‘The Interview’: A Glorious, Patriotic, and Katy Perry-Filled Mess
December 24, 2014
Or perhaps Franco, meta-celeb extraordinaire, could star in the movie himself?Kim Jong Un, Avert Your Eyes: Sony’s ‘The Interview’ Gets the Porn Parody Treatment
December 20, 2014
Then, Rogen convinces Franco to drink some contaminated water from a stream—which causes the 127 Hours Oscar nominee to dry-heave.
Rogen refuses to share his toilet paper with Franco, and then they run into trouble starting a fire.
One fan asks Franco, in severely broken English, for “advices” on becoming an actress.James and the Giant Internet Company: Franco and AOL Get Kissy Faces
September 18, 2014
With the appearance of Franco at Cologne, there is something new in music.A Popular History of the Art of Music
W. S. B. Mathews
Franco Sacchetti, nov. 109, where there is more of the same kind.
Franco Sacchetti (nov. 151) ridicules their claims to wisdom.
Franco turned to the men, crowding behind him, wide-eyed, silent.
Franco joined the first mate at the bottom of the gangplank.
- Francisco (franˈθisko), called el Caudillo. 1892–1975, Spanish general and statesman; head of state (1939–1975). He was commander-in-chief of the Falangists in the Spanish Civil War (1936–39), defeating the republican government and establishing a dictatorship (1939). He kept Spain neutral in World War II
- indicating France or FrenchFranco-Prussian
Word Origin and History for franco
word-forming element meaning "French," from Medieval Latin comb. form of Franci "the Franks," hence, by extension, "the French" (see Frank). Used in forming English compound words from early 18c.