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Borrowed via German Byzanz and Latin Byzantium from Ancient Greek Βυζάντιον (Buzántion).

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Byzans

  1. Byzantium (ancient Greek city, later known as Constantinople and Istanbul)
    Synonyms: Konstantinopel, Istanbul
  2. Byzantium, the Byzantine Empire (the Eastern Roman Empire, with Byzantium as its capital, between 330 and 1453)
    Synonyms: Byzantinske Rige, Østromerske Rige