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Ith·a·ca

 (ĭth′ə-kə)
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.
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Ithaca

(ˈɪθəkə)
n
(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
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Ith•a•ca

(ˈɪθ ə kə)

n.
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ithaca - a college town in central New York on Lake CayugaIthaca - a college town in central New York on Lake Cayuga
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
2.Ithaca - a Greek island to the west of Greece; in Homeric legend Odysseus was its king
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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Ithaka
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