Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southwest-central New York on Cayuga Lake south-southwest of Syracuse. It is the seat of Cornell University (chartered 1865). Population: 29,800.
  • See Itháki.

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  • proper n. island in the Ionian Sea; according to the legend Odysseus was its king

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  • n. a Greek island to the west of Greece; in Homeric legend Odysseus was its king
  • n. a college town in central New York on Lake Cayuga

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Ἰθάκα, Doric form of Ἰθάκη. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • ITHACA - Three state agencies are the limiting factors in determining a site where the City of Ithaca can deposit the spoils from the dredging of the Flood Control Channel at the southern tip of Cayuga Lake.

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  • ITHACA - After nearly a month of dispute in the Tompkins County Legislature over leadership in 2009, no changes were made from 2008, and Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, D-City of Ithaca, was voted vice chairwoman unanimously.

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  • ITHACA - Alleged cocaine ring leader Curtis Echols of Rochester has been involved in the local drug trade at some level as far back as 2005, and Rochester - like other large Upstate cities - is a source for illegal drugs in smaller towns like Ithaca, according to law enforcement officials.

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  • ITHACA - With high temperatures expected in the low 20s and snow showers a good possibility, playoff football has returned to Ithaca.

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  • ITHACA - The Town of Ithaca tax levy would increase 12.4 percent if the Town Board ultimately adopts Supervisor Herb Engman's proposed budget.

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  • ITHACA - On what is widely considered the busiest shopping day of the year, a small local group launched a grassroots effort to help keep holiday dollars in Ithaca.

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  • southern tier athletic conf. ithaca 107, binghamton 71 At Ithaca

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  • division i cny ithaca 2, oswego 2 at The Rink in Ithaca

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  • (Ruloff's bar on College Avenue in Ithaca is named after the villain.)

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