Constantinople

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From Middle English Constantinople, from Ancient Greek Κωνσταντινούπολις (Kōnstantinoúpolis, Constantine’s city), after Roman emperor Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus (also known as Constantine I, St. Constantine, and/or Constantine the Great).

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Constantinople

  1. Name of present-day Istanbul from 330-1930 C.E.. Previously known as Byzantium.

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  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃s.tɑ̃.ti.nɔpl/
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Constantinople m

  1. Constantinople
    Synonyms: (pre-Constantine) Byzance; (Ottoman) Istamboul; (Turkey) Istanbul

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From Ancient Greek Κωνσταντινούπολις (Kōnstantinoúpolis).

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Constantinople

  1. Constantinople
    • c. 1300, SLeg.And.(Hrl 2277) 105:
      Ac seint Andreu was..heʒe ilad iwis To þe lond of Constantinople, þer as he ʒut is.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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  • English: Constantinople