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Definition of the noun syracuse

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  1. the Roman siege of Syracuse (214-212 BC) was eventually won by the Romans who sacked the city (killing Archimedes)
  2. the Athenian siege of Syracuse (415-413 BC) was eventually won by Syracuse

Places

  1. Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, United States. It is the largest U.S. city with the name "Syracuse", and is the fifth most populous city in the state of New York. At the 2000 census, the city population was 147,306, and its metropolitan area had a population of 732,117. It is the economic and educational hub of Central New York, a region with over a million inhabitants. Syracuse is also well-provided with convention sites, with a downtown convention complex and, directly west of the city, the Empire Expo Center, which hosts the annual Great New York State Fair. Syracuse was named after the original Syracuse, a city on the eastern coast of the Italian island of Sicily.
  2. Syracuse is a historic city in Sicily, the capital of the province of Syracuse. The city is notable for its rich Greek history, culture, amphitheatres, architecture, and as the birthplace of the preeminent mathematician and engineer Archimedes. This 2,700-year-old city played a key role in ancient times, when it was one of the major powers of the Mediterranean world. Syracuse is located in the southeast corner of the island of Sicily, right by the Gulf of Syracuse next to the Ionian Sea.
  3. Syracuse a.k.a. Syracuse University, commonly referred to as Syracuse, 'Cuse, or SU, is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York. The institution's roots can be traced to the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary, founded by the Methodist Episcopal Church in Lima, New York, in 1831. Following several years of debate over relocating the college to Syracuse, the university was established in 1870, independent of the college. Since 1920, the university has identified itself as nonsectarian, although it maintains a relationship with The United Methodist Church.
    • also known as Syracuse University, main campus; 'Cuse; SU
    • part of Syracuse, New York, United States of America
    • some of the awards:
        • Telly Award for Non-Broadcast Productions Film/Video - Entertainment - "Suzanne de Passe Arents Award Video (2010)"
        • Telly Award for Internet/Online Video Online Video - Documentary - "Photography and Literacy Project (PAL) Video"
        • Telly Award for Non-Broadcast Productions Film/Video - Cultural - "The Game of Life: Heart and Spirit of the Onondaga"
    • official website: www.syr.edu
  4. Syracuse is a city in Davis County, Utah, United States, between the Great Salt Lake and Interstate 15, about 25 miles north of Salt Lake City. It is part of the Ogden–Clearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  5. Syracuse is a town in Turkey Creek Township, Kosciusko County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,810 at the 2010 census.
  6. Syracuse is a city in and the county seat of Hamilton County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,812.
  7. Syracuse is a city of the second class in Otoe County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,942 at the 2010 census.
  8. Syracuse is a village in Meigs County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 826 at the 2010 census.
  9. Syracuse is a city in Morgan County, Missouri, United States. The population was 172 at the 2010 census. In the middle of the 19th century, the city was the western terminus of the Pacific Railway that reached 108 miles from St. Louis.

There are other places with in their name, like East Syracuse, North Syracuse, Syracuse Township, Syracuse University College of Law.

Character

Syracuse is a fictional character from the 2009 film Ondine.

Music

"Syracuse" is a composition.

Film

Syracuse a.k.a. Snow City is a drama television program starring Ni Ping and directed by Li Wenqi.

Miscellanea

  1. Syracuse is a series of French military communications satellites.
  2. Syracuse: In the 1830s, practically all there was in the Syracuse, New York area, outside of the salt works, were 24 manufacturing establishments including a flouring mill, two carriage shops, a planing mill, tin shop, two leather manufacturers, three machine shops, a soap and candle factory, one brewery, one distillery, three marble shops and a boat yard.
  3. Syracuse is a cataloged instance, musical recording.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Syracuse

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Google previewSicily, the New Winter Resort (1908)

An Encyclopaedia of Sicily by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen

Syracuse is a favourite resort of Anglo-Indians, who tranship from Malta and acclimatise themselves to a cooler...

The main feature of the aqueducts of Syracuse is that they have appropriated nearly all the streams and springs of which ...

Google previewAmerican Poultry Advocate (1911)

Syracuse is the first to undertake it, but if agriculture has the real educational worth claimed for it, the experiment will be successful. Syracuse is the permanent home of the New ...

Google previewAmerican Poultry Advocate Vol.XX No.1 (1911)

Syracuse is the first to undertake it, but if agriculture has the real educational worth claimed for it, the experiment will be successful. Syracuse is the permanent home of the New ...

Google previewThe Imperial Magazine (1834)

Modern Syracuse is a small fortified town, and on the land side is exceedingly strong : it is seated on and confined to the island...

Google previewPrinters' Ink (1912)

Syracuse is a highly responsive m a rket for standardized and trade marked goods. Syracuse is a prosperous city. It has large manufacturing industries, such as typewriters, pianos, automobiles, etc., employing skilled labor. Workers in ...

Google previewThe Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical knowledge. Vol.1-12. 2nd ser. (ed. by S. Drew) (1834)

Modern Syracuse is a small fortified town, and on the land side is exceedingly strong : it is seated on and confined to the island...

Google previewMerry's Museum and Parley's Magazine (1845)

Syracuse is a large town, with about 8000 inhabitants. A mile from us, is Salina, a village in which are many salt springs. The water is pumped out and conducted by canals to Syracuse, where salt is made from it. The water is stronger than sea ...

Google previewThe Western Messenger (1839)

Syracuse is a flourishing village of four or five thousand inhabitants. It is situated on the Erie Canal, near the central pointbetween Lake Erie and the Hudson. Ten or twelve years ago, Rev. Mr. Ware, ofNew-York, passing_r through this village, ...

Google previewSyracuse African Americans (2012)

by Barbara Sheklin Davis

Syracuse is a city in the “rust belt,” the Northeast corridor that is losing jobs and population. It needs to develop new economic strengths to prosper in the 21st century. George Palumbo and Seymour Sacks conclude that education is more ...

Google previewSyracuse University 2012 (2011)

by Marshal Yong

Syracuse is a university of choices. SU has over 200 majors in nine undergraduate colleges, so you're bound to find some that are agreeable. A few of SU's schools are world-renowned: the SI Newhouse School of Public Communications, ...

Google previewEssentials of Geography (1916)

by Albert Perry Brigham, Charles T. McFarlane

Near Syracuse is a large establishagara Falls are a barrier for ships, much of the freight that comes down the lakes in steamships is transferred to cars or to boats on the Erie Barge Canal, in order to be sent farther east. Much grain comes to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Title IX and Sports (2007)

by Nicole Mitchell, Lisa A. Ennis

filed a lawsuit against Syracuse University in an effort to gain varsity status for the women's lacrosse and softball teams. Since these teams only held club ...

Google previewNative America: A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2012)

A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia by Daniel S. Murphree

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1972. Greer, Alan. Mohawk Saint: Catherine Tekakwitha and the Jesuits.

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Historic Places: Southern Europe (1995)

by Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda

Location: Located partly on the island of Ortygia and partly on the mainland, Syracuse lies on Sicily's east coast, some eighty miles south of Messina. Description: Syracuse was founded by Greek colonists from Corinth in the eighth century ...

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Small photo of Sanctuary of Our Lady of Tears in Syracuse, Sicily, ItalySmall photo of Sanctuary of Our Lady of Tears in Syracuse, Sicily, ItalySmall photo of Sanctuary of Our Lady of Tears in Syracuse, Sicily, ItalySmall photo of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. In the archaeological park you can see the natural stone used to build the city and the ancient quarries, the "latomie", here the most famous one is the Ear of DionysiusSmall photo of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. In the archaeological park you can see the natural stone used to build the city and the ancient quarries, the "latomie", here the most famous one is the Ear of DionysiusSmall photo of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. In the archaeological park you can see the natural stone used to build the city and the ancient quarries, the "latomie", here the most famous one is the Ear of DionysiusSmall photo of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. In the archaeological park you can see the natural stone used to build the city and the ancient quarries, the "latomie", here the most famous one is the Ear of Dionysius More...

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Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of war? (Hermocrates of Syracuse)
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Scrabble value of S1Y4R1A1C3U1S1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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