Siracusa


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Siracusa

(siraˈkuːza)
n
(Placename) the Italian name for Syracuse

Syr•a•cuse

(ˈsɪr əˌkyus, -ˌkyuz)

n.
1. a city in central New York. 155,865.
2. Italian, Siracusa. a seaport in SE Sicily: ancient city founded by the Carthaginians 734 B.C.; battles 413 B.C., 212 B.C. 121,134.
Syr`a•cu′san, adj., n.
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Noun1.Siracusa - a city in southeastern Sicily that was founded by Corinthians in the 8th century BC
Sicilia, Sicily - the Italian region on the island of Sicily
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Tambien se ha sugerido que el apoyo de Ducetio a la fundacion de Kale Akte no fue Siracusa, sino Atenas que, de este modo, instrumentalizando el fenomeno etnico, conseguina un buen puerto sobre la ruta entre el Estrecho y Segesta y un punto util de acceso a los recursos siculos no controlados por Siracusa, su enemiga declarada (MADDOU, 1980, 67-70; CONSOLO LANGHER, 1996, 250-251).
A delegation from the Siracusa region of Sicily will visit Wales next week to gauge how sustainable policies are being used to regenerate parts of the economy.
Arquitas le hablo de Dion de Siracusa, con quien se hallaba en estrecha relacion.
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Ambassador Bueno is an economist from the Javeriana University, with a master's degree in Economics from the University of Siracusa.
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References in the play to the town of Siracusa in Sicily must have reminded someone of the town of Syracuse, so voila, this Comedy of Errors takes place in the Adirondacks.
Bassiounni pointed out that Siracusa Institute hosted last week an International Conference to discuss the criteria for formation of national, regional and international fact-finding commissions.
Siracusa teaches at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia.
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This fascinating escorted tour includes visits to Siracusa, Monreale's medieval cathedral and cloisters, Palermo & Taormina, Agrigento's Valley of the Temples, and a visit to Mount Etna.