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1. (Placename) a city in S Germany, in Baden-Württemberg on Lake Constance: tourist centre. Pop: 80 716 (2003 est). German name: Konstanz
2. (Placename) Lake Constance a lake in W Europe, bounded by S Germany, W Austria, and N Switzerland, through which the Rhine flows. Area: 536 sq km. (207 sq miles). German name: Bodensee
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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.
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|Noun||1.||Constance - a lake in southeastern Germany on the northern side of the Swiss Alps; forms part of the Rhine River|
|2.||Constance - the council in 1414-1418 that succeeded in ending the Great Schism in the Roman Catholic Church|
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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