Constantine

[ kon-stuh n-teen or for 1, 3, -tahyn; for 2, 3 also French kawn-stan-teen ]
/ ˈkɒn stənˌtin or for 1, 3, -ˌtaɪn; for 2, 3 also French kɔ̃ stɛ̃ˈtin /
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noun

died a.d. 715, pope 708–715.
a city in NE Algeria.
a male given name.

Definition for constantine (2 of 3)

Constantine I

[ kon-stuh n-teen, -tahyn ]
/ ˈkɒn stənˌtin, -ˌtaɪn /

noun

Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinusthe Great, a.d. 288?–337, Roman emperor 324–337: named Constantinople as the new capital; legally sanctioned Christian worship.
1868–1923, king of Greece 1913–17, 1920–22.
Related formsCon·stan·tin·i·an [kon-stuh n-tin-ee-uh n] /ˌkɒn stənˈtɪn i ən/, adjectivepost-Con·stan·tin·i·an, adjective

Definition for constantine (3 of 3)

Constantine II


noun

Flavius Claudius Constantinus, a.d. 317–340, emperor of Rome 337–340 (son of Constantine I).
born 1940, king of Greece 1964–74, in exile since 1967.
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British Dictionary definitions for constantine (1 of 3)

Constantine

/ (ˈkɒnstənˌtaɪn, French kɔ̃stɑ̃tin) /

noun

a walled city in NE Algeria: built on an isolated rock; military and trading centre. Pop: 482 000 (2005 est)

British Dictionary definitions for constantine (2 of 3)

Constantine I

/ (ˈkɒnstənˌtaɪn, -ˌtiːn) /

noun

known as Constantine the Great. Latin name Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus. ?280–337 ad, first Christian Roman emperor (306–337): moved his capital to Byzantium, which he renamed Constantinople (330)
1868–1923, king of Greece (1913–17; 1920–22): deposed (1917), recalled by a plebiscite (1920), but forced to abdicate again (1922) after defeat by the Turks

British Dictionary definitions for constantine (3 of 3)

Constantine II


noun

official title Constantine XIII. born 1940, king of Greece (1964–73): went into exile when the army seized power in 1967. He was officially deposed in 1973 and Greece became a republic
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