Attica meaning

ătĭ-kə
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.
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(place) State of ancient Greece, occupying a peninsula in the SE part &, after the 5th cent. b.c., a region dominated by Athens.
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(place) Region of modern Greece, in the same general area.
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A village of western New York east of Buffalo. The Attica Correctional Facility was the site of a large prison riot in 1971.
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Origin of attica

  • Gr Attikē

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition