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Eastern Roman Empire

the eastern part of the Roman Empire, especially after the division in a.d. 395, having its capital at Constantinople: survived the fall of the Western Roman Empire in a.d. 476.
Also called Eastern Empire.
Compare Byzantine Empire. Unabridged
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Eastern Roman Empire

the eastern of the two empires created by the division of the Roman Empire in 395 ad See also Byzantine Empire
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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