• IPA: /ˈfɹæŋk.lɪn/

franklin (plural franklins)

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

Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), American author, scientist, inventor, and diplomat, and one of the Founding Fathers.
  3. A male given name, partly in honor of Benjamin Franklin.
  4. A town in Alabama.
  5. A town in Arkansas.
  6. CDP in Merced County, California.
  7. CDP in Sacramento County, California.
  8. A town in Connecticut.
  9. A small city/county seat in Heard County, Georgia.
  10. A city in Idaho.
  11. A village in Illinois.
  12. A city/county seat in Johnson County, Indiana.
  13. A city in Iowa.
  14. A city/county seat in Simpson County, Kentucky.
  15. A city/parish seat in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana.
  16. A town in Maine.
  17. A rural municipality in Manitoba, Canada.
  18. A town in Massachusetts.
  19. A village in Michigan.
  20. A city in Minnesota.
  21. A city in Missouri.
  22. A small city/county seat in Franklin County, Nebraska.
  23. A city in New Hampshire.
  24. A borough in New Jersey.
  25. A town in Franklin County, New York.
  26. A town/and/village in Delaware County, New York.
  27. A town/county seat in Macon County, North Carolina.
  28. A city in Ohio.
  29. A city/county seat in Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  30. A borough in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
  31. A municipality in Quebec.
  32. A township/and/river in Tasmania.
  33. A city/county seat in Williamson County, Tennessee.
  34. A city/county seat in Robertson County, Texas.
  35. A town in Vermont.
  36. A city in Virginia.
  37. A town/county seat in Pendleton County, West Virginia.
  38. A city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.
  39. A town/and/unincorporated community in Jackson County, Wisconsin.
  40. A town in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin.
  41. A town in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.
  42. A town in Sauk County, Wisconsin.
  43. An unincorporated community in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin.
  44. A town in Vernon County, Wisconsin.

franklin (plural franklins)

  1. (US, informal) A one-hundred-dollar bill, which carries the portrait of Benjamin Franklin.

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