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Explanation: According to Webster it is a seaport on the SE coast of Sicily: in ancient times, a Greek city-state: pop. 119,000: Italian name SIRACUSA
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Συρακούσα ("Sirakusa") or Συρακούσες ("Sirakuses")
Explanation: If your project is on the city in upstate New York:
Before Syracuse was known as Syracuse, it was called Bogardus Corners because the first building in the area was an inn owned by Mr. Bogardus. The inn was sold to Mr. Cossit, and the name of the area was changed to Cossit's Corners. The community was growing and wanted a post office and a new name. John Wilkinson, the man who was to become the Village of Syracuse's first postmaster, suggested the name "Syracuse". He had read about a city in Sicily called "Siracusa" that sounded a lot like Cossit's Corners. So Cossit's Corners became Syracuse, and Syracuse became a village, just in time for opening of the Erie Canal.