Etymology
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Athens

city of ancient Attica, capital of modern Greece, from Greek Athenai (plural because the city had several distinct parts), traditionally derived from Athena, but probably assimilated from a lost name in a pre-Hellenic language.

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Definitions of Athens

Athens (n.)
the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess);
Synonyms: Athinai / capital of Greece / Greek capital
Athens (n.)
a town in southeast Ohio;
Athens (n.)
a university town in northeast Georgia;
From wordnet.princeton.edu