Seneca
I. noun (plural Seneca or Senecas) Etymology: Dutch Sennecaas, plural, the Iroquois living west of the Mohawks Date: circa 1616 1. a member of an American Indian people of what is now western New York 2. the Iroquoian language of the Seneca people II. biographical name Lucius Annaeus 4 B.C.?-A.D. 65 Roman statesman, dramatist, & philosopher • Senecan adjective

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  • Seneca — Seneca, 1) Grafschaft im Staate New York (Nordamerika), 15 QM., im Osten von dem Cayuga Lake u. dem Seneca River, im Westen vom Seneca Lake begrenzt, vom Clyde River durchflossen; Producte: Mais, Weizen, Hafer; Rindvieh, Schafe, Eisen; …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • SENECA — L. Annaeus Philosophus, Cordubensis, patrem habuit M. Annaeum Senecam ordinis equestris eruditissimum, qui, eloquentiâ inclitus, ex Elbia genuit Senecam Annaeum, Novatum, et Annaeum Melam, patrem Lucani poetae. Seneca Philosophiae totum se… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Seneca — Senĕca, Indianerstamm, zu den Irokesen gehörig, im Staate Neuyork und im Indianerterritorium. Nach ihnen benannt der Senecasee im Staate Neuyork, der durch den Seneca und Oswegofluß in den Ontariosee abfließt; an ihm die Stadt Seneca Falls,… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Seneca — Seneca1 [sen′i kə] n. [< Du Sennecas, prob. < Mahican: orig. ref. to the Oneida, later including also the Onondaga, Cayuga, & Seneca ] 1. Senecas or Seneca a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in W New York and now… …   English World dictionary

  • sêneca — s. f. 1.  [Botânica] Planta poligalácea. 2.  [Popular] Veneno; arsênico.   ♦ Grafia em Portugal: séneca …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • séneca — s. f. 1.  [Botânica] Planta poligalácea. 2.  [Popular] Veneno; arsênico.   ♦ Grafia no Brasil: sêneca …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • séneca — (Por alus. a L. A. Séneca, c4 65, filósofo estoico nacido en Córdoba). m. Hombre de mucha sabiduría …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Seneca — Seneca, Lucius Annaeus …   Philosophy dictionary

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