from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of northeast Algeria east of Algiers. It was founded by Carthaginians and was the capital and commercial center of Numidia. Destroyed in warfare in AD 311, it was rebuilt by Constantine I and named in his honor.

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  • proper noun A male given name.

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  • 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
  • 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)


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From the name of Roman emperors, Latin constans ("constant, steadfast").



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