Constantine

Constantine

[kon-stuhn-teen or for 1, 3, -tahyn; for 2, 3, also French kawn-stan-teen]
noun
1.
died a.d. 715, pope 708–715.
2.
a city in NE Algeria.
3.
a male given name.
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Constantine I

[kon-stuhn-teen, -tahyn]
noun
1.
(Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus"the Great") a.d. 288?–337, Roman emperor 324–337: named Constantinople as the new capital; legally sanctioned Christian worship.
2.
1868–1923, king of Greece 1913–17, 1920–22.

Constantinian [kon-stuhn-tin-ee-uhn] , adjective
post-Constantinian, adjective

Constantine II

noun
1.
(Flavius Claudius Constantinus) a.d. 317–340, emperor of Rome 337–340 (son of Constantine I).
2.
born 1940, king of Greece 1964–74, in exile since 1967.
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Constantine (ˈkɒnstənˌtaɪn, French kɔ̃stɑ̃tin)
 
n
a walled city in NE Algeria: built on an isolated rock; military and trading centre. Pop: 482 000 (2005 est)

Constantine I (ˈkɒnstənˌtaɪn, -ˌtiːn)
 
n
1.  known as Constantine the Great. Latin name Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus. ?280--337 ad, first Christian Roman emperor (306--337): moved his capital to Byzantium, which he renamed Constantinople (330)
2.  1868--1923, king of Greece (1913--17; 1920--22): deposed (1917), recalled by a plebiscite (1920), but forced to abdicate again (1922) after defeat by the Turks

Constantine II
 
n
official title Constantine XIII. born 1940, king of Greece (1964--73): went into exile when the army seized power in 1967. He was officially deposed in 1973 and Greece became a republic

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