Seneca

Seneca
noun
1. Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
Derivationally related forms: ↑Senecan
Instance Hypernyms: ↑statesman, ↑solon, ↑national leader, ↑dramatist, ↑playwright, ↑philosopher
2. a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living in New York State south of Lake Ontario
Hypernyms: ↑Iroquois
3. the Iroquoian language spoken by the Seneca
Hypernyms: ↑Iroquoian, ↑Iroquois, ↑Iroquoian language

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