1》 a native or inhabitant of Franconia, a medieval duchy of southern Germany.
2》 a group of medieval West Germanic dialects, combining features of Low and High German.
    ↘the group of modern German dialects of Franconia.
adjective relating to Franconia or Franconian.

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