Frankfort on the Main
- a city in W central Germany, on the Main River.
Frankfort on the Oder
- a city in NE Germany, on the Oder River.
- a small, cooked and smoked sausage of beef or beef and pork, with or without casing; hot dog; wiener.
Origin of frankfurter
Examples from the Web for frankfurt
Word then came from Germany that the three had been detained by police after spending an entire day at Frankfurt Airport.How ISIS’s Colorado Girls Were Caught
October 22, 2014
The corpse of a British man who died in Macedonia is being flown to Frankfurt for Ebola testing.Europe’s Hidden Ebola Cases
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October 15, 2014
He was arrested as he came off Delta Flight 107 from Frankfurt to New York.The Mystery of Donald Ray Morgan, the 44-Year-Old American Who Loved ISIS
August 12, 2014
In 1983, my parents and I spent an extremely cordial afternoon with Friedel, Oscar, and their family in Frankfurt.
Friedel, Oscar, and their children left Israel, moving to Frankfurt.
You can buy better things at a lower price at Frankfurt than at Venice.
I paid six florins in gold to the boatman who took me from Bamberg to Frankfurt.
I would also rather have this painting at Frankfurt than anywhere else in all Germany.
Oh no; nobody could have got on better than I did in Frankfurt.
We must go quickly now; we might get to Frankfurt today and then I can be back tomorrow with the rolls.
Frankfurt am Main
- a city in central Germany, in Hesse on the Main River: a Roman settlement in the 1st century; a free imperial city (1372–1806); seat of the federal assembly (1815–66); university (1914); trade fairs since the 13th century. Pop: 643 432 (2003 est)
Frankfurt an der Oder
- a city in E Germany on the Polish border: member of the Hanseatic League (1368–1450). Pop: 67 014 (2003 est)
- a light brown smoked sausage, made of finely minced pork or beef, often served in a bread roll
- an inhabitant or native of Frankfurt
Word Origin and History for frankfurt
"hot dog," 1894, American English, from German Frankfurter "of Frankfurt," because a smoked-beef-and-pork sausage somewhat like a U.S. hot dog was originally made in Germany, where it was associated with the city of Frankfurt am Main (literally "ford of the Franks on the River Main"). Attested from 1877 as Frankfort sausage.
City in west central Germany on the Main River; an industrial, commercial, and financial center.