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France

late Old English, from Old French France, from Medieval Latin Francia, from Francus "a Frank" (see Frank). Old English had Franc-rice "kingdom of the Franks," more commonly Franc-land.

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Definitions of France from WordNet

France (n.)
a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe;
Synonyms: French Republic
France (n.)
French writer of sophisticated novels and short stories (1844-1924);
Synonyms: Anatole France / Jacques Anatole Francois Thibault
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