HyperDic: syracuse

English > 4 senses of the word Syracuse:
NOUNlocationSyracusea city in central New York
locationSyracuse, Siracusaa city in southeastern Sicily / Sicily that was founded by Corinthians in the 8th century BC
actSyracuse, siege of Syracusethe Roman siege of Syracuse (214-212 BC) was eventually won by the Romans who sacked the city (killing Archimedes)
actSyracuse, siege of Syracusethe Athenian siege of Syracuse (415-413 BC) was eventually won by Syracuse
Syracuse > pronunciation
Soundssih'rahkyuw.z
Rhymesabuse ... values: 47 rhymes with uwz...
English > Syracuse: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA city in central New York.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofNew York, New York State, Empire State, NY, N.Y.A Mid-Atlantic state
English > Syracuse: 4 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA city in southeastern Sicily / Sicily that was founded by Corinthians in the 8th century BC.
SynonymSiracusa
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofSicily, SiciliaThe Italian region on the island of Sicily
English > Syracuse: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe Roman siege of Syracuse (214-212 BC) was eventually won by the Romans who sacked the city (killing Archimedes).
Synonymsiege of Syracuse
Instance ofsiege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockadeThe action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
RegionSicily, SiciliaThe largest island in the Mediterranean
Spanishasedio de Siracusa, Siracusa
English > Syracuse: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe Athenian siege of Syracuse (415-413 BC) was eventually won by Syracuse.
Synonymsiege of Syracuse
Instance ofsiege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockadeThe action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
RegionSicily, SiciliaThe largest island in the Mediterranean

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