Constantine

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: Constantine

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n
Emperor 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)
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n
a walled city in northeastern Algeria to the east of Algiers; was destroyed in warfare in the 4th century and rebuilt by Constantine I
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: Constantine
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n Emperor 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)

Synonyms:
Constantine I, Constantine the Great, Flavius Valerius Constantinus
Example of:
Emperor of Rome, Roman Emperor
sovereign of the Roman Empire
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n a walled city in northeastern Algeria to the east of Algiers; was destroyed in warfare in the 4th century and rebuilt by Constantine I

Example of:
city, metropolis, urban center
a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
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