Constitution

Primary Meanings of Constitution

1.
n
the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states
2.
n
a United States 44-gun frigate that was one of the first three naval ships built by the United States; it won brilliant victories over British frigates during the War of 1812 and is without doubt the most famous ship in the history of the United States Navy; it has been rebuilt and is anchored in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston
Full Definitions of Constitution
1

n the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states

Synonyms:
Constitution of the United States, U.S. Constitution, US Constitution, United States Constitution
Example of:
constitution, fundamental law, organic law
law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
2

n a United States 44-gun frigate that was one of the first three naval ships built by the United States; it won brilliant victories over British frigates during the War of 1812 and is without doubt the most famous ship in the history of the United States Navy; it has been rebuilt and is anchored in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston

Synonyms:
Old Ironsides
Example of:
sailing warship
a warship that was powered by sails and equipped with many heavy guns; not built after the middle of the 19th century

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