Definitions for Senecaˈsɛn ɪ kə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Sen•e•caˈsɛn ɪ kə(n.)(pl.)-cas; -ca.

  1. a member of an American Indian people orig. residing in W central New York: the westernmost of the Iroquois Five Nations.

    Category: Peoples

  2. the Iroquoian language of the Senecas.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Seneca:

< New York D Sennecaas, etc., orig. applied to the Oneida and, more generally, to all the Upper Iroquois (as opposed to the Mohawk), prob. < an unattested Mahican name

Sen•e•caˈsɛn ɪ kə(n.)

  1. Lucius Annaeus, c4 b .c .–a .d . 65, Roman philosopher and playwright.

    Category: Peoples, Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Seneca, Lucius Annaeus Seneca(noun)

    Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)

  2. Seneca(noun)

    a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living in New York State south of Lake Ontario

  3. Seneca(noun)

    the Iroquoian language spoken by the Seneca

Wiktionary

  1. Seneca(Noun)

    A person of Seneca heritage.

  2. Seneca(ProperNoun)

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Roman stoic philosopher, dramatist, and statesman.

  3. Seneca(ProperNoun)

    A tribe of native Americans in western New York state.

  4. Seneca(ProperNoun)

    The Iroquoian language of the Seneca. ISO code see.

Freebase

  1. Seneca

    Seneca is a village in LaSalle and Grundy counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 2,371 at the 2010 census. The LaSalle County portion of Seneca is part of the Ottawa–Streator Micropolitan Statistical Area, while the small portion that lies in Grundy County is part of the Chicago–Naperville–Joliet Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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