Of or belonging to Syracuse, a city in Sicily, Italy, or of the city of Syracuse in central New York State.
Ex. The Syracusan expedition was the deathblow of the Athenian Empire. (John Buchan).
A native or inhabitant of Syracuse, Sicily, or of Syracuse, New York.
Ex. Dionysius...obliged the Syracusans to accept his tokens in place of silver coins. (William Stanley Jevons)
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Syracusan Sentence Examples
In 453 B.C. Elba was devastated by a Syracusan squadron.
It is with this Syracusan plant that some attempts have been made in modern times to manufacture a writing material similar to ancient papyrus.
I ol the 5th century B.C. our notices of Syracusan history are quite fragmentary.
Presently other settlers, perhaps not always Greek, gathered round the original Syracusan people; they formed a distinct body, Siiµos or plebs, personally free, but with an inferior political franchise or none at all.
Whether the inland Sicel town of Henna was ever a Syracusan settlement is doubtful.