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Constantia

[kon-stan-shuh, -shee-uh] /kɒnˈstæn ʃə, -ʃi ə/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Constance.
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  • Chopin only loved Sand and before that Constantia Gladowska.

    Melomaniacs James Huneker
  • (said she) Constantia is scarce buryd, and you would have me offend her!

  • Constantia retired, and the next morning renewed her applications.

    Essays and Tales Joseph Addison
  • That, Constantia, is exactly what I want to know—and I think you could unravel the mystery.

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • The colour on Constantia's cheek was succeeded by a deadly paleness.

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • Lady Frances was about to read them aloud, but Constantia prevented her.

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • I never doubted your wisdom, Constantia, and those cannot wed well who do not wed wisely.

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • "But she loved him not," observed Constantia, in a sad voice.

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • Constantia trembled as often as she turned her head towards the opening door.

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
British Dictionary definitions for Constantia

Constantia

/kɒnˈstænʃə/
noun (South African)
1.
a region of the Cape Peninsula
2.
any of several red or white wines produced around Constantia
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