how to pronounce seneca


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seneca is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… time not engaged with the Seneca Native …”

meanings of seneca


  1. A Roman cognomen, notably borne by Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Roman stoic philosopher, dramatist, and statesman.
  2. The Iroquoian language of the Seneca people.
  3. A town in Ontario County, New York, United States.
  4. A city, the county seat of Nemaha County, Kansas, United States.


  1. A member of a tribe of Native Americans in western New York state.

seneca frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word seneca occurs in english on average 1.2 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.

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