[ ith-uh-kuh ]
/ ˈɪθ ə kə /


one of the Ionian Islands, off the W coast of Greece: legendary home of Ulysses. 37 sq. mi. (96 sq. km).Greek Itháki.
a city in S New York at the S end of Cayuga Lake.

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/ (ˈɪθəkən) /


of or relating to the Greek island of Ithaca or its inhabitants


a native or inhabitant of Ithaca

British Dictionary definitions for ithacan (2 of 2)


/ (ˈɪθəkə) /


a Greek island in the Ionian Sea, the smallest of the Ionian Islands: regarded as the home of Homer's Odysseus. Area: 93 sq km (36 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Itháki (iˈθaki)
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