Ithaca(redirected from Ithake)
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1. A city of southwest-central New York on Cayuga Lake south-southwest of Syracuse. It is the seat of Cornell University (chartered 1865).
2. See Itháki.
(Placename) a Greek island in the Ionian Sea, the smallest of the Ionian Islands: regarded as the home of Homer's Odysseus. Area: 93 sq km (36 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Itháki
Ith•a•ca(ˈɪθ ə kə)
1. one of the Ionian Islands, off the W coast of Greece: legendary home of Ulysses. 4156; 37 sq. mi. (96 sq. km).
2. a city in S New York at the S end of Cayuga Lake. 28,732.
Ith′a•can, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Ithaca - a college town in central New York on Lake Cayuga|
|2.||Ithaca - a Greek island to the west of Greece; in Homeric legend Odysseus was its king|