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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. Franklin Bynum:

    If I have money, I will give Democratic Socialist money because I ca n’t organize a get-out-the-vote campaign by Franklin Bynum, but I am focused more on building a movement than I am on helping Democrats get elected. My priority is reaching people who are n’t being spoken to at all.

  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. Ben Coker:

    The case against Bill Moore is a lot different than Franklin Gebhardt case, and Franklin Gebhardt case was not easy. Bill Moore's will be even harder.

  4. Republican Mayor G.T. Bynum:

    Last night, I enacted a curfew at the request of Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin, following consultation with the United States Secret Service based on intelligence they had received, today, we were told the curfew is no longer necessary so I am rescinding it.

  5. Gilbert Curtsinger attorney:

    (Franklin County detectives) have done an absolute incredible job, and I'm thrilled to have been a part of it.

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