Byzantium

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Etymology[edit]

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

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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)

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Declension[edit]

Second declension neuter with locative.

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