constantia

noun, often capitalized
con·​stan·​tia | \ kənzˈtanch(ē)ə, kȯnzˈtän(t)sēə, -nˈst- \
plural -s

Definition of constantia

: a white or red dessert wine produced on vineyards near Wynberg, a suburb of Cape Town, Union of South Africa

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History and Etymology for constantia

probably from Afrikaans constantia- (in constantiawyn Constantia wine), from Constantia, former estate near Cape Town, Union of South Africa

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“Constantia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/constantia. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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