Ithaca


Ithaca

Ithaca [ith-uh-kuh] Examples noun

  1. one of the Ionian Islands, off the W coast of Greece: legendary home of Ulysses. 37 sq. mi. (96 sq. km).Greek Itháki.
  2. a city in S New York at the S end of Cayuga Lake.

Related formsIth·a·can, adjective, noun Examples from the Web for ithaca Contemporary Examples of ithaca

  • Superintendent of Schools Donald Trombley is quoted in The Ithaca Journal: “It is unbelievable hysteria.”

    The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town

    E. Jean Carroll

    April 19, 2014

  • You spent the first years of your life in Belgrade, but now live in Ithaca, New York.

    A Fierce Debut

    Jennie Yabroff

    March 9, 2011

  • Ithaca, for example, always made the top 25, but adding the last two variables to the index raised its rank from 14th to first.

    25 Best Cities for College Grads

    Richard Florida

    May 26, 2010

  • Ithaca is first followed by Madison, Wisconsin; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Durham, North Carolina; Austin, Texas; and Boulder Colorado.

    25 Best Cities for College Grads

    Richard Florida

    May 26, 2010

  • But one little-known fact about the Ithaca university is that it is, in part, a land-grant state institution.

    20 Colleges Worth the Price

    Kathleen Kingsbury

    March 23, 2009

  • Historical Examples of ithaca

  • The tide was rising now, and presently the Ithaca began to float.

    The Monster Men

    Edgar Rice Burroughs

  • Elias Graves was pastor of one of the largest churches in Ithaca.

    Tess of the Storm Country

    Grace Miller White

  • Here through the silence came a shock to the citizens of Ithaca.

    Tess of the Storm Country

    Grace Miller White

  • Two miles from Ithaca the boy became light-headed and feeble.

    Tess of the Storm Country

    Grace Miller White

  • Odysseus in the house of Alcinous is not different from Odysseus of the return to Ithaca.

    Epic and Romance

    W. P. Ker

  • British Dictionary definitions for ithaca Ithaca noun

    1. a Greek island in the Ionian Sea, the smallest of the Ionian Islands: regarded as the home of Homer’s Odysseus. Area: 93 sq km (36 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Itháki (iˈθaki)

    Word Origin and History for ithaca Ithaca

    western Greek Island, legendary home of Odysseus; the first element is perhaps Phoenician I “island;” the rest is unknown.

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