HyperDic: byzantium

English > 2 senses of the word Byzantium:
NOUNlocationByzantiuman ancient city on the Bosporus founded by the Greeks
locationByzantium, Byzantine Empire, Eastern Roman Empirea continuation of the Roman Empire in the Middle East after its division in 395
Byzantium > pronunciation
Soundsbahzae'ntiyahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > Byzantium: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningAn ancient city on the Bosporus founded by the Greeks; site of modern Istanbul; in 330 Constantine I rebuilt the city and called it Constantinople and made it his capital.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
MembersByzantineA native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire
Part ofByzantine Empire, Byzantium, Eastern Roman EmpireA continuation of the Roman Empire in the Middle East after its division in 395
SpanishBizancio
CatalanBizanci
English > Byzantium: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA continuation of the Roman Empire in the Middle East after its division in 395.
SynonymsByzantine Empire, Eastern Roman Empire
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
MembersByzantineA native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire
Part ofRoman EmpireAn empire established by Augustus in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western Roman Empire and the eastern or Byzantine Empire
PartsByzantiumAn ancient city on the Bosporus founded by the Greeks
SpanishImperio Bizantino, Imperio, Imperio Romano de Oriente
CatalanImperi Bizantí, Imperi

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