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Fran·co·ni·a(frăng-kō′nē-ə, -kōn′yə, frăn-)
A region and former duchy of southern Germany. One of the five primary duchies of medieval Germany, Franconia passed to Bavaria in 1810.
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(Placename) a medieval duchy of Germany, inhabited by the Franks from the 7th century, now chiefly in Bavaria, Hesse, and Baden-Württemberg
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Fran•co•ni•a(fræŋˈkoʊ ni ə, -ˈkoʊn yə, fræn-)
a medieval duchy in Germany in the valley of the Main River.
Fran•co′ni•an, n., adj.
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