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eureka is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of eureka in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the time so I was like Eureka let's do …”

meanings of eureka


  1. A town in Lincoln County, Montana.
  2. A community in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  3. An unincorporated community in Cinque Hommes Township, Perry County, Missouri.
  4. A town in Wayne County, North Carolina.
  5. A city in St. Louis County, Missouri.
  6. A ghost town in Franklin County, Texas.
  7. A ghost town in Nevada County, California.
  8. An unincorporated town and census-designated place, the county seat of Eureka County, Nevada.
  9. A mining ghost town in San Juan County, Colorado.
  10. A small suburb of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
  11. A settlement in Waikato district, New Zealand.
  12. A city, the county seat of Humboldt County, in northern California, United States.
  13. A town in Polk County, Wisconsin.
  14. A rural locality in the Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia.
  15. An unincorporated CDP in the town of Rushford, Winnebago County, Wisconsin.
  16. An unincorporated community in Walla Walla County, Washington.
  17. A city, the county seat of Greenwood County, Kansas.
  18. A ghost town in Crockett County, Texas.
  19. A city in McPherson County, South Dakota.
  20. An unincorporated community in Pleasants County, West Virginia.
  21. A given name, like for the protagonists of Eureka's Castle or Eureka Seven.
  22. An unincorporated community in Warrington Township, Bucks County and Montgomery Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
  23. A city, the county seat of Woodford County, Illinois.
  24. A small research base in Fosheim Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.
  25. An unincorporated community in Aiken County, South Carolina.
  26. A tiny city in Navarro County, Texas.
  27. A small city in Juab County, Utah.
  28. An unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Indiana, also known as Geiberson.
  29. An unincorporated community in Luce Township, Spencer County, Indiana.


  1. An exclamation indicating sudden discovery.


  1. Synonym of constantan (“copper-nickel alloy").

eureka frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word eureka occurs in english on average 2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics eureka can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that eureka can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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