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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

(ˈæt ɪ kə)

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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Qualification system with call for competition: Company qualification system for providing inspection services for construction projects and supporting distribution networks of medium and low gas pressure and of those installations in the attica prefecture, call identifier s03 / 012015.
9, for the establishment of an Islamic mosque in Athens to meet the religious needs of Muslims living in the Attica prefecture.