HyperDic: constantinople

English > 5 senses of the word Constantinople:
NOUNlocationConstantinople, Istanbul, Stambul, Stamboulthe largest city and former capital of Turkey
groupConstantinople, Fourth Council of Constantinoplethe council in 869 that condemned Photius who had become the patriarch of Constantinople without approval from the Vatican, thereby precipitating the schism between the eastern ... / eastern and western churches
groupConstantinople, Third Council of Constantinoplethe sixth ecumenical council in 680-681 which condemned Monothelitism by defining two wills in Christ, divine and human
groupConstantinople, Second Council of Constantinoplethe fifth ecumenical council in 553 which held Origen's writings to be heretic
groupConstantinople, First Council of Constantinoplethe second ecumenical council in 381 which added wording about the Holy Spirit to the Nicene Creed
Constantinople > pronunciation
Soundskaa.nstaentahnow'pahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > Constantinople: 5 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
SynonymsIstanbul, Stambul, Stamboul
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofTurkey, Republic of TurkeyA Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans
PartsBosporus BridgeA suspension bridge across the Bosporus at Istanbul
Chalcedon, KadikoyA former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul)
Hagia Sophia, Hagia Sofia, Santa Sophia, Santa SofiaA 6th century masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Istanbul
SpanishConstantinopla, Estambul, Istambul, Istanbul
CatalanConstantinoble, Estambul, Istambul, Istanbul
English > Constantinople: 5 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe council in 869 that condemned Photius who had become the patriarch of Constantinople without approval from the Vatican, thereby precipitating the schism between the eastern ... / eastern and western churches.
SynonymFourth Council of Constantinople
Broadercouncil(Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine
SpanishConstantinopla
English > Constantinople: 5 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningThe sixth ecumenical council in 680-681 which condemned Monothelitism by defining two wills in Christ, divine and human.
SynonymThird Council of Constantinople
Broaderecumenical council(early Christian church) one of seven gatherings of bishops from around the known world under the presidency of the Pope to regulate matters of faith and morals and discipline
CatalanConcili de Constantinoble III
English > Constantinople: 5 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningThe fifth ecumenical council in 553 which held Origen's writings to be heretic.
SynonymSecond Council of Constantinople
Broaderecumenical council(early Christian church) one of seven gatherings of bishops from around the known world under the presidency of the Pope to regulate matters of faith and morals and discipline
CatalanConcili de Constantinoble II
English > Constantinople: 5 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningThe second ecumenical council in 381 which added wording about the Holy Spirit to the Nicene Creed.
SynonymFirst Council of Constantinople
Broaderecumenical council(early Christian church) one of seven gatherings of bishops from around the known world under the presidency of the Pope to regulate matters of faith and morals and discipline
CatalanPrimer Concili de Constantinoble

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