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syracuse

 
Noun syracuse has 4 senses
  1. Syracuse - a city in central New York
    --1 is a kind of
    city, metropolis, urban center
    --1 is a part of New York, New York State, Empire State, NY
  2. Syracuse, Siracusa - a city in southeastern Sicily that was founded by Corinthians in the 8th century BC
    --2 is a kind of city, metropolis, urban center
    --2 is a part of Sicily, Sicilia
  3. Syracuse, siege of Syracuse - the Roman siege of Syracuse (214-212 BC) was eventually won by the Romans who sacked the city (killing Archimedes)
    --3 is a kind of siege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockade
  4. Syracuse, siege of Syracuse - the Athenian siege of Syracuse (415-413 BC) was eventually won by Syracuse
    --4 is a kind of siege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockade
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