Definition of Syracuse in English:

Syracuse

Syllabification: Syr·a·cuse
Pronunciation: /ˈsirəˌkyo͞os, -ˌkyo͞oz
 
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  • 1 A port on the eastern coast of Sicily; population 125,000. Italian name Siracusa.
  • 2 A city in New York, southeast of Lake Ontario; population 138,068 (est. 2008). The site of salt springs, it was an important center of salt production during the 19th century.

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