Ithaca

geographical name
Ith·​a·​ca | \ ˈi-thi-kə How to pronounce Ithaca (audio) \

Definition of Ithaca

1 city in south central New York on Cayuga Lake population 30,014
2 or Modern Greek Itháki \ ē-​ˈthä-​kē How to pronounce Itháki (audio) \ island of western Greece in the Ionian Islands northeast of Cephalonia Island area 37 square miles (96 square kilometers)

Other Words from Ithaca

Ithacan \ ˈi-​thi-​kən How to pronounce Ithacan (audio) \ adjective or noun

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