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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Franklin, John Hope Franklin(noun)

    United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)

  2. Franklin, Benjamin Franklin(noun)

    printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)

  3. franklin(noun)

    a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth

Wiktionary

  1. Franklin(Noun)

    A one-hundred-dollar bill, which carries the portrait of Benjamin Franklin.

    Etymology: From frankelein, from fraunclein, from fraunc, of origin, from * + -lein, from *, from -lingaz. Cognate with Franko, -ling. More at frank, -ling.

  2. Franklin(ProperNoun)

    Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), American author, scientist, inventor, and diplomat, and one of the Founding Fathers.

    Etymology: From frankelein, from fraunclein, from fraunc, of origin, from * + -lein, from *, from -lingaz. Cognate with Franko, -ling. More at frank, -ling.

  3. Franklin(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname, partly in honor of Benjamin Franklin.

    Etymology: From frankelein, from fraunclein, from fraunc, of origin, from * + -lein, from *, from -lingaz. Cognate with Franko, -ling. More at frank, -ling.

  4. franklin(Noun)

    A freeholder, especially as belonging to a class of landowners in the 14th and 15th century ranking below the gentry.

    Etymology: From frankelein, from fraunclein, from fraunc, of origin, from * + -lein, from *, from -lingaz. Cognate with Franko, -ling. More at frank, -ling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Franklin(adj)

    an English freeholder, or substantial householder

    Etymology: [OE. frankelein; cf. LL. franchilanus. See Frank, a.]

Freebase

  1. Franklin

    Franklin is a city in, and county seat of, Williamson County, Tennessee, United States. It is a southern suburb of Nashville. As of the 2010 Census, the city had a total population of 62,487.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Franklin

    frangk′lin, n. an old English freeholder, free from feudal servitude to a subject-superior. [Low L. francus, frank.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. franklin

    In the southern part of Tennessee, near the boundary-line of Alabama. A severe engagement took place here between the Union and Confederate forces under Gens. Schofield and Hood respectively, November 30, 1864.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Franklin in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Franklin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Franklin in a Sentence

  1. Thom Hartmann:

    Every culture and every religion of what we call the civilized world carries, in one form or another, a mythos or story about a time in the past or future when humans lived or will live in peace and harmony. Whether it's referred to as Valhalla or Eden, Shambala or 'A Thousand Years of Peace,' the Satya Yuga or Jannat, stories of past or coming times of paradise go hand-in-hand with hierarchical cultures. Such prophecies were clearly in the minds of America's Founders when they first discussed integrating Greek ideas of democracy, Roman notions of a republic, Masonic utopian ideals, and the Iroquois Federation's constitutionally organized egalitarian society, which was known to Jefferson, Washington, Adams, and Franklin. The creation of the United States of America brought into the world a dramatic new experiment in how people could live together in a modern state.

  2. Ariana Grande:

    I met her a few times, we sang at the White House and Aretha Franklin was so sweet, Aretha Franklin was so cute and I was like,' How are you a real person ?' It's an honor to have met Aretha Franklin.

  3. Samuel Rodriguez:

    Latino evangelicals represent a constituency that is pro-life, supportive of religious liberty, and focused on biblical justice, i do not foresee Latino evangelicals sacrificing core values by supporting an agenda or an ideology that affirms abortion in the third trimester( and beyond), attacks religious liberty, and espouses a socialistic worldview that destroyed Venezuela and Cuba and serves as the primary conduit for economic and civil rights oppression in Latin America. The event, one of several different Trump coalitions to form since last years launch, comes Mark Galli, Mark Galli, retires after writing a December editorial calling for Trumps removal from office, which receivedswift backlash from nearly 200 evangelical leaders, including Jentezen Franklin. The son of the late Rev. Billy Grahamand president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association blasted the magazine for invoking his fathers name even though he had.

  4. Gore Vidal:

    It is difficult to find a reputable American historian who will acknowledge the crude fact that a Franklin Roosevelt, say, wanted to be President merely to wield power, to be famed and to be feared. To learn this simple fact one must wade through a sea of

  5. Cary Summers:

    Benjamin Franklin wrote. I firmly believe... without Benjamin Franklin concurring aid we shall succeed in this political building no better than the builders of Babel, a reference to the Old Testament biblical story that didn't end well for the builders. The museum also showcases the Bible’s influence on world history, culture, science, art and literature. One section of the museum is devoted to the Bible in America, its influence on presidents and the Founding Fathers like Benjamin Franklin, who quoted the Bible's book to explain the importance of the country's founders to abide by the book's wisdom. Cary Summers said it's important people have information about a book that has had such tremendous impact on the Western world. And it will be presented, warts and all, of how people used – and abused – its precepts. One of the goals of the museum is to put Gutenberg Bible back in the center of conversation.

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