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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Con•stan•tineˈkɒn stənˌtin or, for 1 , -ˌtaɪn(n.)

  1. died a .d . 715, pope 708–715.

  2. a city in NE Algeria. 448,578.

    Category: Geography (places)

Con•stan•tineˈkɒn stənˌtin, -ˌtaɪn(n.)

  1. Constantine I, (Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus) (“the Great”) a .d . 288?–337, Roman emperor 324–337: legally sanctioned Christian worship. 1868–1923, king of Greece 1913–17, 1920–22.

    Category: Ancient History, Biography

  2. Constantine II, born 1940, king of Greece 1964–74.

    Category: Biography

Con`stan•tin′i•an-ˈtɪn i ən(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Constantine, Constantine I, Constantine the Great, Flavius Valerius Constantinus(noun)

    Emperor of Rome who stopped the persecution of Christians and in 324 made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire; in 330 he moved his capital from Rome to Byzantium and renamed it Constantinople (280-337)

  2. Constantine(noun)

    a walled city in northeastern Algeria to the east of Algiers; was destroyed in warfare in the 4th century and rebuilt by Constantine I

Wiktionary

  1. Constantine(ProperNoun)

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  2. Origin: From the name of Roman emperors, constans - constantis, constant, steadfast.

Freebase

  1. Constantine

    Constantine is the capital of Constantine Province in north-eastern Algeria. It was the capital of the same-named French département until 1962. Slightly inland, it is about 80 kilometres from the Mediterranean coast, on the banks of Rhumel river. Regarded as the capital of eastern Algeria and the centre of its region, Constantine has a population of 448,374, making it the third largest city in the country after Algiers and Oran. There are museums and important historical sites around the city. It is often referred to as the "City of Bridges" due to the numerous picturesque bridges connecting the mountains the city is built on.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Constantine

    inland city of Algeria, on a rocky height; leather-working its staple industry.

  2. Constantine

    the name of 13 emperors who reigned at Rome or Byzantium between 306 and 1453.


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