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Ithaca [1]

One of the Ionian Islands, and one of the smallest, known now under the name Thiaki; it was the home of Ulysses, and his domain as king when he set out for the Trojan War, and which he did not see again till his return after twenty years. Also a town in New York State, U.S., seat of Cornell University ( q. v .).