Franco-American

noun Fran·co-Amer·i·can \ ˌfraŋ-kō-ə-ˈmer-ə-kən \

Definition of Franco-American

: an American of French or especially French-Canadian descent

Franco-American

adjective

First Known Use of franco-american

1859

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FRANCO-AMERICAN Defined for English Language Learners

Franco-American

Definition of Franco-American for English Language Learners

  • : an American whose family comes originally from France


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