Main definitions of Constantine in English

: Constantine1Constantine2

Constantine1

proper noun

  • A city in NE Algeria; population 462,800 (est. 2009). The capital of the Roman province of Numidia, it was destroyed in 311 but rebuilt by Constantine the Great and given his name.

Pronunciation

Constantine

/ˈkɒnstəntʌɪn/

Main definitions of Constantine in English

: Constantine1Constantine2

Constantine2

proper noun

  • (c.274–337), Roman emperor 306–37; known as Constantine the Great. He was the first Roman emperor to be converted to Christianity and in 324 made Christianity a state religion. In 330 he moved his capital from Rome to Byzantium, renaming it Constantinopolis (Constantinople). In the Orthodox Church he is venerated as a saint.

Pronunciation

Constantine

/ˈkɒnstəntʌɪn/