Associations to the word «Seneca»


SENECA, proper noun. A Roman cognomen, notably borne by Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Roman stoic philosopher, dramatist, and statesman.
SENECA, proper noun. A tribe of native Americans in western New York state.
SENECA, proper noun. The Iroquoian language of the Seneca.
SENECA, proper noun. A town in Ontario County, New York, in the United States.
SENECA, noun. A person of Seneca heritage.
SENECA ROOT, noun. A plant of the species Polygala senega

Dictionary definition

SENECA, noun. 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, noun. A member of the Iroquoian people formerly living in New York State south of Lake Ontario.
SENECA, noun. The Iroquoian language spoken by the Seneca.

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