from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient region of east-central Greece around Athens. According to Greek legend, the four Attic tribes were unified into a single state by the Athenian king Theseus.
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- proper n. A periphery where Athens, the capital of Greece, is located.
- proper n. A peninsula southeast of Athens, Greece.
- proper n. A town in Indiana and in New York State, USA.
- proper n. The Attica Correctional Facility, scene of the Attica Prison riots
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the territory of Athens in ancient Greece where the Ionic dialect was spoken
From Ancient Greek Ἀττική. (Wiktionary)