Examples from the Web for attica
Take Attica Prison in upstate New York, the notorious site of a riot in 1971.Powerbroker Richard Ravitch Thinks New York Might Be Doomed|Josh Robin|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Oropus has frequently been a subject of contention, for it is situated on the confines of Attica and Bœotia.
In connection with some particular parts of Greece, especially Attica or Arcadia.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3|W. E. Gladstone
The whole of Attica was divided into one hundred communal districts, so-called demoi, every one of which was autonomous.The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State|Frederick Engels
Many remains of these frontier forts which were once garrisoned by the youth of Athens still survive in Attica.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, December 1882|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
In Attica: Ναος Κρονου, και Ῥεας, και τεμενος την επικλησιν Ολυμπιας.
British Dictionary definitions for attica
Word Origin and History for attica
traditionally explained as from Greek Attikos (Latin Atticus) "of Athens" (see Athens); but perhaps ultimately from Greek akte "shore, maritime place," also "raised place."