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Overview of noun franklin

The noun franklin has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Franklin, John Hope Franklin

(United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915))

2. Franklin, Benjamin Franklin

(printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790))

3. franklin

(a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth)

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