Syracuse


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Syr·a·cuse

 (sîr′ə-kyo͞os′, -kyo͞oz′, sŭr′-)
1. A city of southeast Sicily, Italy, on the Ionian Sea south-southeast of Catania. Founded by colonists from Corinth in the eighth century bc, it reached the height of its power in the fifth century but fell to the Romans in 212.
2. A city of central New York east-southeast of Rochester. Established as an Onondagan trading post near a large salt deposit, it became a major saltworks in the 1800s and is now the site of Syracuse University.

Syracuse

n
1. (Placename) a port in SW Italy, in SE Sicily on the Ionian Sea: founded in 734 bc by Greeks from Corinth and taken by the Romans in 212 bc, after a siege of three years. Pop: 123 657 (2001). Italian name: Siracusa
2. (Placename) a city in central New York State, on Lake Onondaga: site of the capital of the Iroquois Indian federation. Pop: 144 001 (2003 est)

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Syracuse - a city in central New YorkSyracuse - a city in central New York    
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
2.Syracuse - 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
3.Syracuse - the Roman siege of Syracuse (214-212 BC) was eventually won by the Romans who sacked the city (killing Archimedes)
Sicilia, Sicily - the largest island in the Mediterranean
4.Syracuse - the Athenian siege of Syracuse (415-413 BC) was eventually won by Syracuse
Sicilia, Sicily - the largest island in the Mediterranean
Translations
Syracuse

Syracuse

[ˈsaɪərəkjuːz] NSiracusa f

Syracuse

n (= town in Sicily)Syrakus nt
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134} The names Syra and Ortygia, on which island a great part of the Doric Syracuse was originally built, suggest that even in Odyssean times there was a prehistoric Syracuse, the existence of which was known to the writer of the poem.
Assuming, as we may safely do, that the Syra and Ortygia of the "Odyssey" refer to Syracuse, it is the fact that not far to the South of these places the land turns sharply round, so that mariners following the coast would find the sun upon the other side of their ship to that on which they'd had it hitherto.
I take it that Eumaeus was made to have come from Syracuse because the writer thought she rather ought to have made something happen at Syracuse during her account of the voyages of Ulysses.
This man rose from a private station to be Prince of Syracuse, nor did he, either, owe anything to fortune but opportunity; for the Syracusans, being oppressed, chose him for their captain, afterwards he was rewarded by being made their prince.
cried the superintendent once again; "you are all deceived, and deceive me in my turn; Lyodot came to see me only the day before yesterday; only three days ago I received a present of some Syracuse wine from poor D'Eymeris.
Emil Gluck was born in Syracuse, New York, in 1895.
Chris Gedney, an all-American tight end at Syracuse who played in the NFL for the Bears and Arizona Cardinals, has died.
Lockerbie Academy pupils Joe Holland and Harriet Graham have been chosen as the Syracuse Scholars for 2018/19.
org/post/suspect-indicted-murder-15-year-old-cold-case) was charged with the April 2000 murder of Waliek Hamer in Syracuse, New York, 15 years after the fact, in 2015.
Schumer today urged JetBlue Airlines to enhance and expand its presence in Upstate New York including considering establishing new flights from Syracuse to destinations with a number of connection options like Boston, MA.
They will celebrate their accomplishment by hosting a spokenword concert, the first of its kind in Syracuse, at Syracuse Stage Friday, September 19 at 8:00PM.
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