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1. An ancient city of northern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea northwest of Carthage. According to tradition, it was founded c. 1100 bc by Phoenicians from Tyre. The city declined in the first century bc and was finally destroyed by the Arabs c. ad 700.
2. A city of central New York east-northeast of Syracuse. Settled in 1773 on the site of Fort Schuyler (established in 1758), it developed as an industrial center after the Erie Canal opened in 1825.
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(Placename) an ancient city on the N coast of Africa, northwest of Carthage
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(ˈyu tɪ kə)

1. an ancient city on the N coast of Africa, NW of Carthage.
2. a city in central New York, on the Mohawk River. 66,180.
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Noun1.Utica - a city in central New YorkUtica - 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.Utica - an ancient city on the north coast of Africa (northwest of Carthage)Utica - an ancient city on the north coast of Africa (northwest of Carthage); destroyed by Arabs around 700 AD
Phenicia, Phoenicia - an ancient maritime country (a collection of city states) at eastern end of the Mediterranean
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"I suppose Utica is inferior--?" Vogelstein seemed to see his way to suggest.
"Well no, I guess I can't have you call Utica inferior.
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It seemed improbable however that the meeting would occur anywhere but just here on the dock; inasmuch as Pandora was decidedly not in society, where Vogelstein would be of course, and as, if Utica--he had her sharp little sister's word for it--was worse than what was about him there, he'd be hanged if he'd go to Utica. He overtook Pandora quickly; she was in the act of introducing the representative of order to her parents, quite in the same manner in which she had introduced the Captain of the ship.
"They won't find in Utica the same charm; that was my idea.
She had wanted to come herself when she was her sister's age; but her father was in business then and they couldn't leave Utica. The young man thought of the little sister frisking over the Parthenon and the Mount of Olives and sharing for two years, the years of the school-room, this extraordinary pilgrimage of her parents; he wondered whether Goethe's dictum had been justified in this case.
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