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From Middle English Fronc-lond, from Old English Francland (Land of the Franks, France), equivalent to Frank +‎ land. Cognate with Icelandic Frakkland (France).

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  1. The land or realm of the Franks
    • 1884, John Richard Green, The conquest of England:
      It fell above all on Northern Frankland, and soon the Scheldt, the Meuse, and the Rhine were full of pirate squadrons.
  2. (rare) France