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Francis

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Franciscan
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Francisco

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English Definitions

N
United States singer and film actor (1915-1998)
Francis Bacon
N
English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
Francis Beaumont
N
English dramatist who collaborated with John Fletcher (1584-1616)
Francis Crick
N
English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
Francis Drake
N
English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596)
Francis Edgar Stanley
N
United States inventor who built a steam-powered automobile (1849-1918)
N
United States social reformer who proposed an old-age pension sponsored by the federal government; his plan was a precursor to Social Security (1867-1960)
Francis Ferdinand
N
archduke of Austria and heir apparent to Francis Joseph I; his assassination at Sarajevo triggered the outbreak of World War I (1863-1914)
Francis Ford Coppola
N
United States filmmaker (born in 1939)
Francis Galton
N
English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
Francis Henry Compton Crick
N
English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
Francis Hopkinson
N
American Revolutionary leader and patriot; a signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1791)
Francis II
N
the last Holy Roman Emperor (1768-1835)
Francis Joseph
N
emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916)
Francis Joseph I
N
emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916)
Francis of Assisi
N
(Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)
Francis Peyton Rous
N
United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
Francis Poulenc
N
French pianist and composer (1899-1963)
N
United States writer (1834-1902)
Francis Scott Key
N
United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843)
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald
N
United States author whose novels characterized the Jazz Age in the United States (1896-1940)
Francis turbine
N
a type of hydroelectric turbine
N
English poet (1824-1897)
Franciscan
N
a Roman Catholic friar wearing the grey habit of the Franciscan order
Franciscan
of or relating to Saint Francis of Assisi or to the order founded by him
Franciscan order
N
a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in the 13th century
Francisco de Goya
N
Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
Francisco Fernandez Cordoba
N
Spanish explorer who discovered Yucatan (1475-1526)
Francisco Fernandez de Cordova
N
Spanish explorer who discovered Yucatan (1475-1526)
Francisco Franco
N
Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
Francisco Goya
N
Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros
N
prelate who was the confessor of Isabella I and who was later appointed Grand Inquisitor (1436-1517)
Francisco Jose de Goya
N
Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes
N
Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
Francisco Pizarro
N
Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541)
Francisco Villa
N
Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
N
a genus of Gram-negative aerobic bacteria that occur as pathogens and parasite in many animals (including humans)
Francisella tularensis
N
the type species of the genus Francisella and the causal agent of tularemia in humans; can be used as a bioweapon
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