Constance

Definitions of Constance
1

n a lake in southeastern Germany on the northern side of the Swiss Alps; forms part of the Rhine River

Synonyms:
Bodensee, Lake Constance
Example of:
lake
a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land

n the council in 1414-1418 that succeeded in ending the Great Schism in the Roman Catholic Church

Synonyms:
Council of Constance
Type of:
council
(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

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