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 (kən-stän′sə, kôn-stän′tsä)
A city of southeast Romania on the Black Sea east of Bucharest. Founded in the sixth century bc as a Greek colony, it is the country's main seaport.
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(Romanian konˈstantsa)
(Placename) a port and resort in SE Romania, on the Black Sea: founded by the Greeks in the 6th century bc and rebuilt by Constantine the Great (4th century); exports petroleum. Pop: 265 000 (2005 est)
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(kɔnˈstɑn tsɑ)

a seaport in SE Romania on the Black Sea. 279,308.
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Most of the martyrs were from Tomis, also from other regions of Scythia Minor: Noviodunum, Dinogetia, Axiopolis, Durostorum.
General Dynamics Information Technology, a unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), said today that it has opened a new data centre in Westminster, Colorado, to serve as the Technology Operations and Maintenance Infrastructure Support (TOMIS) program's operations centre on behalf of the US Department of Homeland Security's US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
CONWAY Tomis My heart still aches in sadness and secret tears still flow, what it meant to lose you, no one can ever know.
Dante is exiled from Florence whilst Ovid is exiled to Tomis. My intention, in this brief consideration of the matter, is to draw attention to this basic difference in orientation and suggest that it determines certain features in the literary treatment of his exile by each poet.
Eight months ago we rolled out "The Optimum Management Information System," or TOMIS for short.
It is worth adding, however, that the 'subliminal' evidence for Tristia III.xii is equally strong, for there Ovid describes spring in Tomis (Gray speaks of a 'second spring' in his poem), and mentions youths bathing in an aqueduct.
In AD 8 the emperor Augustus banished him to Tomis on the Black Sea, for reasons that are not fully known.
Stephen Tittle and Tomis Harrel, in two separate incidents, hanged themselves in the Jefferson County Jail.
Now in use, the $14 million Tennessee Offender Management Information System (TOMIS) oversees the entire process, from sentencing through imprisonment to release.
Under the terms of the agreement, the Limassol-based FAMA Group -- the pre-1974 operators of the Famagusta shipyard who now run the one at Limassol port -- will now be cooperating with Shipyard Famagusta under a common marketing and pricing policy, Tomis Tziortzis, chairman of FAMA Group said in an interview.
He spent most of his time talking for hours on end in literary circles and clubs, reading manuscripts for cultural magazines like Tomis, Tuesday and Impact, the lot of them based in Constan]a, his native city that he hardly, if ever, left in his short life--he was born on June 3rd 1978 and committed suicide on April 10th 2010, in the morning, on Saturday, the week after Easter Sunday.
Tomis Mankos could have killed a young Jewish family when he hurled a firework though their bedroom window.