Definition of Frankfurt on the Main
1. Noun. A German city; an industrial and commercial and financial center.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Deutschland, Federal Republic Of Germany, Frg, Germany
Lexicographical Neighbors of Frankfurt On The Main
Literary usage of Frankfurt on the Main
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Percy Family: The Alps and the Rhine by Daniel Clarke Eddy (1868)
"I think I have heard of Frankfurt-on-the- Rhine, and I suppose this is Frankfurt-on-the- Main to distinguish it from that, and to show that it is not on the ..."
2. A Handbook for Travellers on the Continent: Being a Guide to Holland by John Murray (Firm) (1853)
"Frankfurt on the Main TO LEIPZIG, «Y FULDA, EISENACH,GOTHA, ERFURT, AND WEIMAR. Post-road from Frankfurt to Eisenach, 23 Germ. m. = 107J Eng. m. ..."
3. Handbook for North Germany: From the Baltic to the Black Forest, and the by John Murray (Firm). (1877)
"Coblenz to Frankfurt-on-the- Main, via the rt. bank of the Rhine and M ain [Schlan- ... Bingen to Frankfurt-on-the- Main, by Ingelheim and Mayence— RAIL . ..."