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Definition of the noun Ithaca

What does Ithaca mean as a name of something?


  1. a college town in central New York on Lake Cayuga
  2. a Greek island to the west of Greece; in Homeric legend Odysseus was its king
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonym of Ithaca: Ithaki
    • instance of: island = a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
    • part of: Ellas / Greece / Hellenic Republic = a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula

Alternative definition of the noun Ithaca

proper noun

  1. island in the Ionian Sea; according to the legend Odysseus was its king


"Ithaca" is a film, based on a story by William Saroyan.

Phrases with Ithaca

Phrases starting with the word Ithaca:

  1. Ithaca Anthina
  2. Ithaca Blackberry

Phrases ending with the word Ithaca:

  1. Genus Ithaca
  2. Angitia Ithaca
  3. Anoplius ithaca
  4. Stenonema ithaca
  5. Ecdyonurus ithaca
  6. Heliconius Ithaca
  7. Heptagenia ithaca
  8. Chrysogaster ithaca
  9. Maccaffertium ithaca
  10. Species Angitia Ithaca
  11. species Anoplius ithaca
  12. Heliconius Hecale Ithaca
  13. species Stenonema ithaca
  14. species Ecdyonurus ithaca
  15. Species Heliconius Ithaca
  16. species Heptagenia ithaca
  17. species Chrysogaster ithaca
  18. species Maccaffertium ithaca

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ithaca

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Google previewIthaca College 2012 (2011)

by Maura Burk

Ithaca Is Gorges Ithaca is a great college town. Plenty of shops and restaurants in the Commons and Collegetown that are unique to the town and great for students looking to get off campus. Plus, you can go to the falls and go swimming, ...

Google previewEthnicity in a Technological Age (1988)

by Ian H. Angus, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies

Ithaca is a prism displaying multiple visions...

Ithaca is the metaphor for the topography of the formation of the self.

Google previewThe Cornell School of Hotel Administration on Hospitality (2011)

Cutting Edge Thinking and Practice by Michael C. Sturman, Jack B. Corgel, Rohit Verma

Ithaca is a relatively small market that often sells out on busy weekends (such as homecoming and graduation). If you wanted to reserve a room at the Statler during one of the upcoming busy weekends, you might consider a bundle of benefits ...

Google previewCornell University College Prowler Off The Record (2005)

by Oliver Striker

O "Ithaca is a very progressive town. Lots of the locals (not associated with the University) are hippie types as a result (though not all of them are; that's a generalization). Ithaca College is also here, but it's a fair distance away from Cornell.

Google previewThe Business School Buzz Book (2007)

by Carolyn C. Wise, Stephanie Hauser

Ithaca is a very safe place, and that provides great peace of mind when you leave the building at midnight after working all night on a project. Sage Hall ...

Google previewThe Unitarian Register (1922)

Ithaca is the seat of Cornell University. This is its chief importance. The removal...

Ithaca is a comparatively small place, so that the presence of the School will become known immediately to every student in the University.

Google previewA Narratological Commentary on the Odyssey (2001)

by Irene J. F. de Jong

Bringing Odysseus to Ithaca is the main function of the Phaeacians (cf. 5.37), and the subject is touched upon repeatedly: the escort home is brought up for the first time by Nausicaa (6.289-315), officially placed on the agenda by Odysseus in ...

Google previewAndrei Tarkovsky (2008)

Elements of Cinema by Robert Bird

Ithaca is an allegory on the return of Ulysses to ...

Google previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States (1938)

(including Alaska) by Mary Grace Wilmarth

Middle Portage (consisting of Upper Ithaca, 200 ft. ; Typical Ithaca, 100 ft.; and Lower Ithaca, 150 ft.); Lower Portage ...

Google previewGaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (2012)

A Collection of Approximately 27,000 Quotations Pertaining to Archaeology, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Cosmology, Darwinism, Engineering, Geology, Mathematics, Medicine, Nature, Nursing, Paleontology, Philosophy, Physics, Probability, Science, Statistics, Technology, Theory, Universe, and Zoology by Carl C. Gaither, Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither

Encyclopedia ofThoughts Aphorisms 91 Ithaca Heritage Books. Ithaca, New York, USA.

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers (2012)

by Stuart Brown, Diane Collinson, Robert Wilkinson, Wellcome Advanced Fellow in Clinical Science Imperial College London Member Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine Robert Wilkinson

d: 27 August 1988, Ithaca, New York. Cat: Analytical philosopher. Ints: Philosophy of language; philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics; logic.

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Scrabble value of I1T1H4A1C3A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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