noun, plural Sen·e·cas, (especially collectively) Sen·e·ca for 1.
Origin of Seneca1
Examples from the Web for seneca
No, that would be Baia, a popular Roman resort once described by Seneca the Younger as a “vortex of luxury” (sign me up).
Seneca encouraged followers to possess the strength of immunity to setback, but never withheld his human touch.New Year’s Reading List: Books to Transform Your Sad Life|David Masciotra|January 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Americans have joined in the journey from “Seneca Falls to Selma to Stonewall.”Obama Realigns, the GOP Declines: The New Political Paradigm|Robert Shrum|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Robert Herritt on a book that takes on everyone from Tom Friedman to Seneca—and yet remains surprisingly modest in its goal.A Manifesto for Disorder: Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s ‘Antifragile’ Reviewed|Robert Herritt|November 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the film, Wes Bentley plays Seneca Crane, the head gamemaker.
Seneca said that vices were maladies, among which Zeno catalogued love, as Plato did crime.
"Whether they are or not, they are valuable to Seneca," Ruth repeated.The Corner House Girls in a Play|Grace Brooks Hill
We must go further than Seneca, who said, Male de me loquuntur, sed mali; moverer si de me Mar.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
Pearson had gone on ahead to speak to the Seneca, but he now joined them again.True to the Old Flag|G. A. Henty
The scenery at the mouth of Seneca is probably unsurpassed by any in Virginia.
Word Origin for Seneca
1610s, from Dutch Sennecas, collective name for the Iroquois tribes of what became upper New York, of uncertain origin, perhaps from a Mahican name for the Oneida or their village. Earlier sinnekens, senakees; form probably influenced by the name of the ancient Roman philosopher.