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
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Literary usage of Frankfurt on the Main
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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 . ..."