Seneca

Primary Meanings of Seneca

1.
n
a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living in New York State south of Lake Ontario
2.
n
Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
Full Definitions of Seneca
1

n a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living in New York State south of Lake Ontario

Type of:
Iroquois
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

n the Iroquoian language spoken by the Seneca

Type of:
Iroquoian, Iroquoian language, Iroquois
a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois
2

n 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
Example of:
dramatist, playwright
someone who writes plays
philosopher
a specialist in philosophy
national leader, solon, statesman
a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

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