HyperDic: constantine

English > 2 senses of the word Constantine:
NOUNperson Constantine, Constantine I, Constantine the Great, Flavius Valerius ConstantinusEmperor of Rome who stopped the persecution of Christians and in 324 made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire
locationConstantinea walled city in northeastern Algeria to the east of Algiers
Constantine > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nstahntay.n; kaa'nstahntiy.n
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English > Constantine: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningEmperor 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).
SynonymsConstantine I, Constantine the Great, Flavius Valerius Constantinus
Instance ofRoman Emperor, Emperor of RomeSovereign of the Roman Empire
SpanishConstantino
English > Constantine: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA walled city in northeastern Algeria to the east of Algiers; was destroyed in warfare in the 4th century and rebuilt by Constantine I.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofAlgeria, Algerie, Democratic and Popular Republic of AlgeriaA republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim

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