Definition of French franc

1. Noun. Formerly the basic unit of money in France.

Generic synonyms: Franc

Definition of French franc

1. Noun. The former currency of France and its territories, now superseded by the euro. Symbol: '''FF''' ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of French Franc

French cut
French cuts
French dip
French donut
French donuts
French door
French doors
French drain
French drains
French dressing
French dressing for fruit salad
French endive
French flag problem
French flap
French foreign office
French franc
French francs
French fries
French fritter
French fry
French grip
French heel
French honeysuckle
French horn
French horns
French inhale
French inhaled
French inhales
French inhaling
French kiss

Literary usage of French franc

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... aides the Italian lesione and the french franc, the German Taler was the most important. ... french franc ..."

2. International Finance and Its Reorganization by Elisha Michael Friedman (1922)
"The similarity between the french franc and the Swiss franc became one of name only. Because of the depreciation of the french franc Switzerland was flooded ..."

3. A Dictionary of Names, Nicknames and Surnames, of Persons, Places and Things by Edward Latham (1904)
"a uniform interchangeable gold and silver coinage, based on the french franc. Its limited term was continued by two renewals (1878 and 1885), ..."

4. Germany: A Country Study edited by Eric Solsten (1999)
"Only the french franc and the smaller currencies traditionally tied to the ... The defense of the french franc cost the Bundesbank and the Banque de France ..."

5. A Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont by John Murray (Firm) (1852)
"french franc 1 batz contains 10 rappen, and = l$d. (nearly) English. ... 1 French franc = (commonly) 7 batzen, or exactly 6 batzen 8 rapps. ..."

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