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Justinian

Syllabification: Jus·tin·i·an
Pronunciation: /ˌjəsˈtinēən
 
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Definition of Justinian in English:

( Circa 483–565), Byzantine emperor 527–565; Latin name Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Justinianus. He regained North Africa from the Vandals, Italy from the Ostrogoths, and Spain from the Visigoths. He codified Roman law 529.

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