Attica(redirected from Attica Prefecture)
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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.
(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)
a region in SE Greece, surrounding Athens: under Athenian rule in ancient times.