Syracusan

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Syracusan (not comparable)

  1. Of or belonging to Syracuse, a city in Sicily, Italy, or of the city of Syracuse in central New York State.
    Ex. The Syracusan expedition was the deathblow of the Athenian Empire. (John Buchan).

NounEdit

Syracusan (plural Syracusans)

  1. A native or inhabitant of Syracuse, Sicily, or of Syracuse, New York.
    Ex. Dionysius...obliged the Syracusans to accept his tokens in place of silver coins. (William Stanley Jevons)
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