a medieval duchy in Germany, largely in the valley of the Main River.
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How to use Franconia in a sentence
The Forest Service allows camping along designated roadways as well, including 11 established free campsites along Gale River Loop Road, also known as Forest Road 25 and Forest Road 92, outside Franconia.
Officials in Virginia said there were at least a dozen reports of high water on roads in the Franconia, McLean and Reston areas.Storm triggers major flooding, power outages in D.C. area | Dana Hedgpeth | September 23, 2021 | Washington Post
Dominion Energy said the customers without power were mainly in the Fort Belvoir, Franconia and Springfield areas.More than 11,000 customers in Northern Virginia without power after overnight storm | Dana Hedgpeth | July 29, 2021 | Washington Post
There will be a weekend shutdown on the Blue Line at Franconia-Springfield and Van Dorn St begining Friday.
Suddenly the clouds broke, and the storm rolled away from Franconia, to burst upon the plains of Saxony.
Thus his march to Franconia was delayed, and Gustavus Adolphus gained time to overrun the whole bishopric.
Tilly, however, was not the sole enemy whom Gustavus Adolphus met in Franconia, and drove before him.
The king had scarcely spent more time in conquering Franconia, than he would have required to cross it.
Rapidly assembling his troops in Franconia, he followed the route of Wallenstein through Thuringia.
British Dictionary definitions for Franconia
a medieval duchy of Germany, inhabited by the Franks from the 7th century, now chiefly in Bavaria, Hesse, and Baden-Württemberg
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