Definition of Justinian in English:

Justinian

Pronunciation /ˌjəsˈtinēən/ /ˌdʒəsˈtɪniən/

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proper noun

  • (c.483–565), Byzantine emperor 527–565; Latin name Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Justinianus. He regained North Africa from the Vandals, Italy from the Ostrogoths, and Spain from the Visigoths. He codified Roman law 529.