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Meaning & History

From Greek Αττικη (Attike), derived from the name of the city of Αθηναι (see ATHENS). This is the name of the peninsula where Athens is located.
VariantAthenae(Ancient Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesAthenai, Attike(Ancient Greek) Atina(Bulgarian) Athènes(French) Athen(German) Athina, Attiki(Greek) Atene(Italian) Atenas(Spanish) Atina(Turkish)
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