[ sen-i-kuh ]
/ ˈsɛn ɪ kə /
Lucius An·nae·us [uh-nee-uh s] /əˌni əs/,c4 b.c.–a.d. 65, Roman philosopher and writer of tragedies.
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British Dictionary definitions for lucius annaeus seneca (1 of 2)
/ (ˈsɛnɪkə) /
plural -cas or -ca a member of a North American Indian people formerly living south of Lake Ontario; one of the Iroquois peoples
the language of this people, belonging to the Iroquoian family
Word Origin for Seneca
C19: from Dutch Sennecaas (plural), probably of Algonquian origin
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Lucius Annaeus (əˈniːəs), called the Younger. ?4 bc –65 ad, Roman philosopher, statesman, and dramatist; tutor and adviser to Nero. He was implicated in a plot to murder Nero and committed suicide. His works include Stoical essays on ethical subjects and tragedies that had a considerable influence on Elizabethan drama
his father, Marcus (ˈmɑːkəs) or Lucius Annaeus, called the Elder or the Rhetorician. ?55 bc –?39 ad, Roman writer on oratory and history
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