Attica

[ at-i-kuh ]
/ ˈæt ɪ kə /

noun

a region in SE Greece, surrounding Athens: under Athenian rule in ancient times.
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Attica
/ (ˈætɪkə) /

noun

a region and department of E central Greece: in ancient times the territory of Athens. Capital: Athens. Pop: 3 336 700 (2001). Area: 14 157 sq km (5466 sq miles)
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