Attica
geographical name region E Greece; chief city Athens; a state of ancient Greece

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  • Attica — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in Kanada: Attica (Saskatchewan) in den Vereinigten Staaten: Attica (Arkansas) Attica (Georgia) Attica (Indiana) Attica (Iowa) Attica (Kansas) Attica (Michigan) Attica (Genesee County, New York) Attica (Wyoming County,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Attica — Attica, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 2597 Housing Units (2000): 1158 Land area (2000): 1.683312 sq. miles (4.359758 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.683312 sq. miles (4.359758… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • ATTICA — hodie Ducato di Sethines, regio Achaiae, sive Helladis in angulo Orientali et Australi, quae et Mopsopia et Cecropia dicta est, in qua Athenae, urbs olim totius Graeciae clarissima. Hinc Atticus adiect. Ovid. Trist. l. 5. El. 4. v. 29. O dulcior… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Attĭca — (a. Geogr.), 1) s. Attika; 2) (n. Geogr.), Stadt in der Grafschaft Fountain im nordamerikanischen Staate Indiana, am Wabashfluß u. Kanal, malerische Lage; in der Umgegend herrliche Waldungen, reiche Prairien u. fruchtbares Ackerland, bedeutender… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Attica — traditionally explained as from Gk. Attikos (L. Atticus) of Athens (see ATHENS (Cf. Athens)); but perhaps ultimately from Gk. akte shore, maritime place, also raised place …   Etymology dictionary

  • Attica — [at′i kə] [Gr Attikē] 1. state of ancient Greece, occupying a peninsula in the SE part &, after the 5th cent. B.C., a region dominated by Athens: see GREECE 2. region of modern Greece, in the same general area …   English World dictionary

  • Attica — Infobox Peri GR name = Attica name local = Περιφέρεια Αττικής prefec = Athens East Attica Piraeus West Attica capital = Athens population = 3841408 population as of = 2005 area = 3808 website = [http://www.attiki.gov.gr www.attiki.gov.gr] Attica… …   Wikipedia

  • Attica — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. L Attique est la région qui entoure Athènes. Attica est une ville de l État de New York. Attica est une prison située dans la ville d Attica, New York.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Attica — /at i keuh/, n. 1. a region in SE Greece, surrounding Athens: under Athenian rule in ancient times. 2. a town in W New York: state prison. 2659. * * * Greek Attiki Ancient district, eastern central Greece. It was bordered by the Aegean Sea on the …   Universalium

  • Attica — 1 Original name in latin Attica Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Indiana/Indianapolis longitude 40.2942 latitude 87.2489 altitude 167 Population 3245 Date 2011 05 14 2 Original name in latin Attica Name in other… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Attica — Аттика, город в штате Нью Йорк, где в 1971 г. произошел так называемый «бунт заключенных» (Attica prison rebellion), направленный против зверских расистских расправ тюремщиков над заключенными неграми …   Словарь топонимов США

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