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Kon·stanz(kôn′stänts′) also Con·stance (kŏn′stəns)
A city of southwest Germany on the Lake of Constance south of Stuttgart. Thought to have been founded c. ad 300, it is a tourist center with varied industries.
(Placename) the German name for Constance
1. Lake. German, Bodensee. a lake in W Europe, bounded by Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. 46 mi. (74 km) long; 207 sq. mi. (536 sq. km).
2. German, Konstanz. a city in S Germany, on this lake: church council 1414–18. 68,305.