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(ĭth`əkə), city (1990 pop. 29,541), seat of Tompkins co., S central N.Y., at the southern end of Cayuga Lake, in the Finger Lakes region; settled 1789, inc. as a city 1888. It is important chiefly as an educational center, the seat of Cornell (including divisions of the State Univ. of New York) and Ithaca College. Manufactures include computer-controlled valves and pumps, computer hardware and software, steel, chains, sprockets, and timing belts. Ithaca is a major producer of salt in the state, and, with access to the New York State Canal System, it is an inland shipping point. Tourism in the Finger Lakes area is also important to the city's economy.


Greece: see IthákiItháki
or Ithaca
, island (1991 pop. 3,082), c.37 sq mi (96 sq km), W Greece, one of the Ionian Islands. It is mountainous, rising to c.2,650 ft (810 m) at Mt. Anoyi, and has little arable land. The chief products are olive oil, currants, and wine.
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a Greek island in the Ionian Sea, the smallest of the Ionian Islands: regarded as the home of Homer's Odysseus. Area: 93 sq. km (36 sq. miles)


An Esprit project to put a "4th generation" object-oriented system to practical use in an industrial environment. The ITHACA environment offers an application support system incorporating advanced technologies in the fields of object-oriented programming, programming languages, database technologies, user interface systems and software development tools.
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It was actually the romance of Homer's Odyssey which drew us to Ithaca.
The development delivers high-quality housing priced at levels within the economic reach of working families in the Ithaca area.
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