Constantine


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Con·stan·tine

 (kŏn′stən-tēn′, kôN-stăN-tēn′)
A city of northeast Algeria east of Algiers. It was founded by Carthaginians and was the capital and commercial center of Numidia. Destroyed in warfare in ad 311, it was rebuilt by Constantine I and named in his honor.

Constantine

(ˈkɒnstənˌtaɪn; French kɔ̃stɑ̃tin)
n
(Placename) a walled city in NE Algeria: built on an isolated rock; military and trading centre. Pop: 482 000 (2005 est)

Con•stan•tine

(ˈkɒn stənˌtin or, for 1, -ˌtaɪn)

n.
1. died A.D. 715, pope 708–715.
2. a city in NE Algeria. 448,578.

Con•stan•tine

(ˈkɒn stənˌtin, -ˌtaɪn)
n.
1. Constantine I,
a. (Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus) ( “the Great” ) A.D. 288?–337, Roman emperor 324–337: legally sanctioned Christian worship.
b. 1868–1923, king of Greece 1913–17, 1920–22.
2. Constantine II, born 1940, king of Greece 1964–74.
Con`stan•tin′i•an (-ˈtɪn i ən) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Constantine - Emperor of Rome who stopped the persecution of Christians and in 324 made Christianity the official religion of the Roman EmpireConstantine - 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)
2.Constantine - a walled city in northeastern Algeria to the east of Algiers; was destroyed in warfare in the 4th century and rebuilt by Constantine I
Algeria, Algerie, Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s
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Constantine

[ˈkɒnstəntaɪn] NConstantine
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The Greek Slave, or Constantine the Avenger, is the name of this thrilling drama.
In consequence I embarked for Oran, and went from thence to Constantine, where I arrived just in time to witness the raising of the siege.
The evening was charming, and he promised himself the satisfaction of walking home beneath the Arch of Constantine and past the vaguely lighted monuments of the Forum.
I am Father Constantine of the French Mission here," he said, "and I am glad to welcome you.
This is Monsieur Tarzan, Father Constantine," replied D'Arnot, indicating the ape-man; and as the priest extended his hand to Tarzan, D'Arnot added: "and I am Paul D'Arnot, of the French Navy.
Father Constantine took the hand which Tarzan extended in imitation of the priest's act, while the latter took in the superb physique and handsome face in one quick, keen glance.
She had opportunities of sending her letters to the Grand Duke Constantine Pavlovich, who commanded the Guards.
Then he would pass through the land of the Almains and the great Roman Empire, and so to the country of the Huns and of the Lithuanian pagans, beyond which lies the great city of Constantine and the kingdom of the unclean followers of Mahmoud.
MILLWALL first-team coach Steve Constantine will swap sub-10,000 crowds in south London for audiences of several hundred million this summer as the face of India's World Cup TV coverage.
John Constantine (played by Keanu Reeves and dressed like his nemesis Agent Smith from ``The Matrix'') is on Earth to kick demons back to hell.
John Constantine (Reeves) was born with a terrible gift: the ability to recognise the half-breed angels and demons who walk the Earth in human form.
In Constantine and Rome Holloway extends the chronological scope of his publications to the edge of antiquity.