- state of ancient Greece, occupying a peninsula in the SE part &, after the 5th cent. , a region dominated by Athens
- region of modern Greece, in the same general area
Origin of AtticaClassical Greek Attik?
- 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.
- A village of western New York east of Buffalo. The Attica Correctional Facility was the site of a large prison riot in 1971.