[frang-koh-nee-uh, -kohn-yuh, fran-]
- a medieval duchy in Germany, largely in the valley of the Main River.
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Examples from the Web for franconia
He obtained the Roman pontiff's license to preach to the pagans in Franconia, in Germany.Fox's Book of Martyrs
It is a picture which seems to belong to the early schools of Franconia and Swabia.En Route
J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
The story is a chapter or two of Beechnut, best of the Franconia books.Forgotten Tales of Long Ago
E. V. Lucas
This he did, and then he and Antonio went together back to Franconia.
They set out, counsel and client, on their return to Franconia.
- a medieval duchy of Germany, inhabited by the Franks from the 7th century, now chiefly in Bavaria, Hesse, and Baden-Württemberg