Constance/Bodensee

 (Ger.) Lake bounded by Switzerland, Germany, and Austria; the principal lakeside city is Constance in English and French, but Konstanz in German.

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  • Bodensee — Lac de Constance Lac de Constance Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Constance — noun 1. a lake in southeastern Germany on the northern side of the Swiss Alps; forms part of the Rhine River • Syn: ↑Lake Constance, ↑Bodensee • Instance Hypernyms: ↑lake • Part Holonyms: ↑Germany, ↑Federal Republic of Ge …   Useful english dictionary

  • Constance — • Formerly the seat of a diocese Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Constance     Constance     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • constance — [ kɔ̃stɑ̃s ] n. f. • v. 1220 sens 2; de constant 1 ♦ (v. 1265) Vieilli Force morale, fermeté d âme. ⇒ courage. Endurer son mal avec constance. « La constance n est elle pas la plus haute expression de la force ? » (Balzac). 2 ♦ Littér.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bodensee-Kilch — (Coregonus gutturosus) Systematik Kohorte: Euteleosteomorpha Unterkohorte: Protacanthopterygii …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CONSTANCE — (Ger. Konstanz), city in Germany. The first mention of Jews is in a royal tax list of 1241; the tax paid indicates that they had settled there some decades earlier. A responsum on divorce, written in Constance and published in R. meir b. baruch… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Constance — Constance1 [kän′stəns] n. [Fr < L Constantia, lit., constancy: see CONSTANCY] a feminine name: dim. Connie Constance2 [kän′stəns] 1. city in SW Germany, on Lake Constance, in the state of Baden Württemberg: pop. 69,000: Ger. name KONSTANZ 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • Bodensee — (in röm. Zeit Lacus Brigantinus, später Schwäbisches Meer oder nach der alten Kaiserpfalz Bodman an seinem Nordwestrand Bodmansee genannt, franz. Lac de Constance), großer See zwischen der Schweiz u. Deutschland (s. Karte »Schweiz«), vom Rhein… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bodensee — kaldes også for Lac de Constance …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Bodensee — w1 Bodensee …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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