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seneca


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Senecas  \Sen"e*cas\,  n.  pl.;  sing.  {Seneca}.  (Ethnol.) 
  A  tribe  of  Indians  who  formerly  inhabited  a  part  of  Western 
  New  York.  This  tribe  was  the  most  numerous  and  most  warlike 
  of  the  Five  Nations. 
 
  {Seneca  grass}(Bot.),  holy  grass.  See  under  {Holy}. 
 
  {Seneca  eil},  petroleum  or  naphtha. 
 
  {Seneca  root},  or  {Seneca  snakeroot}  (Bot.),  the  rootstock  of 
  an  American  species  of  milkworth  ({Polygala  Senega}) 
  having  an  aromatic  but  bitter  taste.  It  is  often  used 
  medicinally  as  an  expectorant  and  diuretic,  and  in  large 
  doses,  as  an  emetic  and  cathartic.  [Written  also  {Senega 
  root},  and  {Seneka  root}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Seneca 
  n  1:  (circa  4  BC  -  65  AD)  an  adviser  to  Nero  [syn:  {Seneca},  {Lucius 
  Annaeus  Seneca}] 
  2:  a  member  of  the  Iroquoian  people  formerly  living  in  New  York 
  state  south  of  Lake  Ontario  [syn:  {Seneca}] 
  3:  the  Iroquoian  language  spoken  by  the  Seneca  people  [syn:  {Seneca}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Seneca,  IL  (village,  FIPS  68640) 
  Location:  41.30337  N,  88.61352  W 
  Population  (1990):  1878  (685  housing  units) 
  Area:  7.7  sq  km  (land),  0.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  61360 
  Seneca,  KS  (city,  FIPS  63950) 
  Location:  39.83570  N,  96.06578  W 
  Population  (1990):  2027  (944  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Seneca,  MO  (city,  FIPS  66674) 
  Location:  36.83788  N,  94.60849  W 
  Population  (1990):  1885  (831  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  64865 
  Seneca,  NE  (village,  FIPS  44385) 
  Location:  42.04272  N,  100.83134  W 
  Population  (1990):  78  (44  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  69161 
  Seneca,  NM 
  Zip  code(s):  88437 
  Seneca,  OR  (city,  FIPS  66200) 
  Location:  44.13470  N,  118.97564  W 
  Population  (1990):  191  (121  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  97873 
  Seneca,  PA  (CDP,  FIPS  69272) 
  Location:  41.37574  N,  79.70553  W 
  Population  (1990):  1029  (423  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  16346 
  Seneca,  SC  (town,  FIPS  65095) 
  Location:  34.68613  N,  82.95782  W 
  Population  (1990):  7726  (3367  housing  units) 
  Area:  16.4  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  29678 
  Seneca,  SD  (town,  FIPS  58180) 
  Location:  45.06097  N,  99.50808  W 
  Population  (1990):  81  (45  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  57473 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Seneca 
 
  {Oberon-V} 
 
 




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