Definitions of Seneca
  1. noun
    a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living in New York State south of Lake Ontario
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    type of:
    any member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York State; the Iroquois League were allies of the British during the American Revolution
  2. noun
    the Iroquoian language spoken by the Seneca
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    type of:
    Iroquoian, Iroquoian language, Iroquois
    a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois
  3. noun
    Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
    synonyms: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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    dramatist, playwright
    someone who writes plays
    a specialist in philosophy
    national leader, solon, statesman
    a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
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