Definition of Frankish

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the Franks.

Partainyms: Frank

Definition of Frankish

1. a. Like, or pertaining to, the Franks.

Definition of Frankish

1. Adjective. referring to the Franks ¹

2. Proper noun. the language of the Franks, an extinct West Germanic language ¹

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Literary usage of Frankish

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Theoretically his rule extended over the West Frankish Kingdom, ... Both in the East and West Frankish Kingdoms, in this era of confusion, the nobility grew ..."

2. The Dark Ages, 476-918 by Charles William Chadwick Oman (1908)
"CHAPTER VII THE EARLIER Frankish KINGS AND THEIR ORGANISATION OF GAUL The Sons of ... Theudebert invades Italy — Chlothar reunites the Frankish kingdoms, ..."

3. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"There were Frankish lands to the East which never had been Roman. There were lands in northern Gaul which remained practically Roman under the Frankish ..."

4. History of the Christian Church by Wilhelm Ernst Möller (1893)
"The Frankish Kingdom and Christian Missions in Germany, Friesland, etc., before Boniface. Sources: for the general history of the age: GREGORY of Tours, ..."

5. A Source Book of Mediæval History: Documents Illustrative of European Life by Frederic Austin Ogg (1907)
"THE BEGINNINGS OF THE CAROLINGIAN DYNASTY OF Frankish KINGS 14. Pepin the Short Takes the Title of King (761) DURING the seventh and eighth centuries the ..."

6. The Ancient World from the Earliest Times to 800 A.D. by Willis Mason West (1904)
"The sons of Clovis completed the subjugation of Burgundy, and added Bavaria and Thuringia, as tributaries, to the Frankish state, — the last two on the ..."

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