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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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U•ti•ca(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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|Noun||1.||Utica - a city in central New York|
|2.||Utica - an ancient city on the north coast of Africa (northwest of Carthage); destroyed by Arabs around 700 AD|
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