Syracuse

noun
1. a city in central New York
Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center
Part Holonyms: ↑New York, ↑New York State, ↑Empire State, ↑NY
2. a city in southeastern Sicily that was founded by Corinthians in the 8th century BC
Syn: ↑Siracusa
Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center
Part Holonyms: ↑Sicily, ↑Sicilia
3. the Athenian siege of Syracuse (415-413 BC) was eventually won by Syracuse
Syn: ↑siege of Syracuse
Regions: ↑Sicily, ↑Sicilia
Instance Hypernyms: ↑siege, ↑besieging, ↑beleaguering, ↑military blockade
4. the Roman siege of Syracuse (214-212 BC) was eventually won by the Romans who sacked the city (killing Archimedes)
Syn: ↑siege of Syracuse
Regions: ↑Sicily, ↑Sicilia
Instance Hypernyms: ↑siege, ↑besieging, ↑beleaguering, ↑military blockade

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