Attica


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At·ti·ca

 (ăt′ĭ-kə)
1. An ancient region of east-central Greece around Athens. According to Greek legend, the four Attic tribes were unified into a single state by the Athenian king Theseus.
2. A village of western New York east of Buffalo. The Attica Correctional Facility was the site of a large prison riot in 1971.

Attica

(ˈætɪkə)
n
(Placename) a region and department of E central Greece: in ancient times the territory of Athens. Capital: Athens. Pop: 3 336 700 (2001). Area: 14 157 sq km (5466 sq miles)

At•ti•ca

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n.
a region in SE Greece, surrounding Athens: under Athenian rule in ancient times.
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Noun1.Attica - the territory of Athens in ancient Greece where the Ionic dialect was spokenAttica - the territory of Athens in ancient Greece where the Ionic dialect was spoken
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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References in classic literature ?
Away off, across the undulating Plain of Attica, could be seen a little square-topped hill with a something on it, which our glasses soon discovered to be the ruined edifices of the citadel of the Athenians, and most prominent among them loomed the venerable Parthenon.
This shows what sort of a country modern Attica is--a community of questionable characters.
Here she often talked with her son about his father, and said that he was called Aegeus, and that he was a great king, and ruled over Attica, and dwelt at Athens, which was as famous a city as any in the world.
In due season, they came within sight of the coast of Attica, which was their native country.
"Eight weeks passed away like this, and I had written about Abbots and Archery and Armour and Architecture and Attica, and hoped with diligence that I might get on to the B's before very long.
GEL Examination Centers for general education and orientation courses are established in Attica and Thessaloniki.
A contract paving the way for the construction works for the EuroAsia Interconnector, which will connect the electricity networks of Cyprus, Israel, Crete and Attica in Greece has been signed at the Energy ministry, it was announced on Thursday.
Nearly 6 out of 10 properties that are available in Airbnb, they are in the region of Attica, Crete and southern regions of the Aegean Sea, according to a study of the Greek Center for Planning and Economic Research.
Summary: Athens [Greece], Jul 24 (ANI): At least 20 people were killed as two major forest fires broke out in the eastern and western coasts of the Attica region near Greek capital Athens, forcing residents to flee the area on Monday.
CNB Bancorp is headquartered in Attica, Indiana, and through its wholly-owned subsidiary Central National Bank and Trust, which was established in 1887, serves the greater Attica area with one full-service banking location and one drive-up location.
Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy.
Greek lender, Attica Bank, is to issue government-guaranteed bonds as collateral to borrow funds from the Greek central bank's emergency liquidity facility (ELA).