Byzantium

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Byzantium, from Ancient Greek Βυζάντιον (Buzántion).

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Noun[edit]

Byzantium (uncountable)

  1. A dark shade of purple, close to Tyrian purple and palatinate purple
    byzantium colour:  

Proper noun[edit]

Byzantium

  1. (historical) The ancient Greek city situated on the Bosporus, named Constantinople in 330 CE, and now known as Istanbul.
  2. (uncommon) The Byzantine Empire.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Βυζάντιον (Buzántion).

Proper noun[edit]

Bȳzantium n (genitive Bȳzantiī); second declension

  1. Byzantium (ancient city on the Bosporus prior to becoming a capital, modern Istanbul)

Declension[edit]

Second declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Bȳzantium
genitive Bȳzantiī
dative Bȳzantiō
accusative Bȳzantium
ablative Bȳzantiō
vocative Bȳzantium
locative Bȳzantiī

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