from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting western New York from Seneca Lake to Lake Erie, with present-day populations in this same area and in southeast Ontario. The Seneca are the westernmost member of the original Iroquois confederacy.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Iroquoian language of the Seneca.
- Seneca, Lucius Annaeus Known as "the Younger.” 4 B.C.?-A.D. 65. Roman Stoic philosopher, writer, and tutor of Nero. His works include treatises on rhetoric and governance and numerous plays that influenced Renaissance and Elizabethan drama.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. a Roman cognomen, notably borne by Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Roman stoic philosopher, dramatist, and statesman.
- proper n. A tribe of native Americans in western New York state.
- proper n. The Iroquoian language of the Seneca.
- n. A person of Seneca heritage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of an Indian tribe which formed part of the former Iroquois confederacy of the Five Nations.
- n. [lowercase] Same as senega.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living in New York State south of Lake Ontario
- n. the Iroquoian language spoken by the Seneca
- n. Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
SENECA - A Seneca woman is being treated by a doctor after being bitten by a bat that tested positive for rabies, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control reported today.
SENECA - Seneca junior guard Eric Adkins hadn't attempted a shot within the 3-point circle all night.
Dano'S Heuiger on Seneca is fantastic.www. danosonseneca.com
I photographed this American chestnut tree suffering from blight in Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg, Maryland about 10 days ago.
Cassie, of course, got straight on the phone to her brother in Seneca, Missouri to tell him that there was a chance of some work for him and could he come out.
Mr. Burnett was born in Seneca Falls, N.Y. His parents removed to Yonkers, where he attended the public schools.
Age: 53; born June 10, 1953 in Seneca, S.C. Hometown: Robbins, N.C. Education: Bachelor's of arts in textile technology, North Carolina State University, 1974; law degree, University of North Carolina, 1977.
If you are a fisherman, Seneca is supposedly the best in terms of lake trout and bass.
White because of a recessive gene, there is an extraordinary herd is tucked away in Seneca County, New York.
As a Stoic philosopher writing in Latin, Seneca makes a lasting contribution to Stoicism.