Constitution

Definitions of Constitution
  1. noun
    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
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    example of:
    constitution, fundamental law, organic law
    law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
  2. noun
    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
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    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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