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Byzantine Empire

Syllabification: Byz·an·tine Em·pire

Definition of Byzantine Empire in English:

The empire in southeastern Europe and Asia Minor formed from the eastern part of the Roman Empire. It ended with the loss of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks in 1453.

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