[kon-stan-shuh, -shee-uh]


a female given name, form of Constance. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of constantia

  • Chopin only loved Sand and before that Constantia Gladowska.


    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

  • I never doubted your wisdom, Constantia, and those cannot wed well who do not wed wisely.

    The Buccaneer

    Mrs. S. C. Hall

  • Lady Frances was about to read them aloud, but Constantia prevented her.

    The Buccaneer

    Mrs. S. C. Hall

British Dictionary definitions for constantia


noun Southern African

a region of the Cape Peninsula
any of several red or white wines produced around Constantia
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