Con·​stan·​ti·​no·​pol·​i·​tan | \ (ˈ)känz¦tantᵊnō¦pälətᵊn, kən-, -n¦sta-, -antə(ˌ)nō- also -lətən or -lətən\

Definition of Constantinopolitan

: of, relating to, or connected with Constantinople (Istanbul)

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History and Etymology for Constantinopolitan

Late Latin constantinopolitanus, from Constantinopolis Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey), capital of the Byzantine Empire until 1453 and of Turkey from 1453–1922 (after Late Latin metropolis: metropolitanus metropolitan), from Late Greek Kōnstantinoupolis, from Kōnstantinou (genitive of Kōnstantinos Constantine I) + Greek polis city

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