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  1. (rare) A native of Byzantium which was in the same place as is now Istanbul
  2. (historic) What belongs to the civilization of the East-Roman empire, as it was established after 331 A.D. when the capital was moved to Constantinoupolis (now Istanbul) and up to 1453 when it was conquered by the Turks.
    1. Overly complex or intricate.
    2. (rare) Of or pertaining to Byzantium.
    • German: byzantinisch
    Etymology: Byzantium, Byzant(ium)

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