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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Franc  \Franc\,  n.  [F.,  fr  franc  a  Franc.  See  {Frank},  a.] 
  A  silver  coin  of  France,  and  since  1795  the  unit  of  the 
  French  monetary  system.  It  has  been  adopted  by  Belgium  and 
  Swizerland.  It  is  equivalent  to  about  nineteen  cents,  or  ten 
  pence,  and  is  divided  into  100  centimes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  franc 
  n  :  the  basic  monetary  unit  in  many  countries;  equal  to  100 
  centimes 




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