Constantinople definition

känstantənōpəl
Name of present-day Istanbul from 330-1930 CE. Previously known as Byzantium.
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Origin of constantinople

  • From Ancient Greek Κωνσταντινούπολις (Kōnstantinoupolis, “Constantine’s city”), after Roman emperor Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus (also known as Constantine I or Constantine the Great).

    From Wiktionary