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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒnstəntʌɪn
 
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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.

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒnstəntʌɪn
 
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( Circa 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.

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