Definition of Senecan

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or like or in the manner of the Roman Seneca.

Partainyms: Seneca
Derivative terms: Seneca



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Senecan

Semper Gumbi
Semper Gumby
Semple vaccine
Sen
Sen.
Senate
Senatical
Sendai
Sendai virus
Sendero Luminoso
Senderowitz
Senear-Usher disease
Senear-Usher syndrome
Seneca
Seneca snakeroot
Senecan
Senecas
Senecio aureus
Senecio bigelovii
Senecio cineraria
Senecio cruentus
Senecio doublasii
Senecio glabellus
Senecio jacobaea
Senecio milkanioides
Senecio triangularis
Senecio vulgaris
Senefelder
Senegal
Senegalese

Literary usage of Senecan

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1. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"But Italy very soon took the lead in senecan scholarship, and long maintained it. Lovato de' Lovati (d. ... identity with the philosopher and the senecan ..."

2. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"... and Portage formations, or senecan series.—At the base of the Upper Devonian in New York, there is, locally, a thin bed of limestone (the Tully). ..."

3. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"... and Portage formations, or senecan series.—At the base of the Upper Devonian in New York, there is, locally, a thin bed of limestone (the Tully). ..."

4. A History of Elizabethan Literature by George Saintsbury (1912)
"... and, on the other, the abortive attempt to introduce the regular senecan tragedy— an attempt which almost immediately broke down and disappeared, ..."

5. Tragedy by Ashley Horace Thorndike (1908)
"Hut all these writers of tragedy worked with a common purpose, to revive senecan drama in their own day, and their plays adapted their themes and methods to ..."

6. Three Tragedies of Seneca: Hercules Furens, Troades, Medea by Lucius Annaeus Seneca (1908)
"THE senecan TRAGEDIES Of all this mass of tragic literature we have to-day, aside from inconsiderable fragments, only the plays which bear the name of ..."

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