Constantinopolitan

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

Definition of Constantinopolitan

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

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Origin and Etymology of 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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