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a group of medieval Germanic dialects spoken by the Franks in an area from N Bavaria and Alsace to the mouth of the Rhine. Low Franconian developed into Dutch, while Upper Franconian contributed to High German, of which it remains a recognizable dialect
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A North American stage of geologic time; the middle Upper Cambrian.
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