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[kon-stan-shuh, -shee-uh] /kɒnˈstæn ʃə, -ʃi ə/
a female given name, form of Constance. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "And he would have enjoyed it so," said Constantia, not thinking what she was saying.

    The Garden Party Katherine Mansfield
  • Chopin only loved Sand and before that Constantia Gladowska.

    Melomaniacs James Huneker
  • The next tomb is that of Constantia, who was the last of the royal line of Normans.

    Cathedral Cities of Italy William Wiehe Collins
  • I never doubted your wisdom, Constantia, and those cannot wed well who do not wed wisely.

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • On the evening of the next day, Ormond entered, with careless abruptness, Constantia's sitting-apartment.

    Ormond, Volume II (of 3) Charles Brockden Brown
  • "But she loved him not," observed Constantia, in a sad voice.

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • The Constantia wine-farmers are rich men, and have elegant and well-furnished houses, surrounded by gardens and their vineyards.

  • "The crisis of my fate is indeed come," murmured Constantia.

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • Constantia could not but derive humiliation from comparing her own slender acquirements with those of her companion.

    Ormond, Volume II (of 3) Charles Brockden Brown
British Dictionary definitions for Constantia


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