Attica Name Meaning & Origin
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Attica is the name of a village in New York. Also home to The Attica Correctional Facility, scene of the Attica Prison riots in 1971.
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- Meanings and history of the name Attica
Attica, a historical region of Greece which surrounds Athens. but perhaps derived from the Greek akte,, meaning "shore, maritime place."
This is the Greek form of Latin word Atticus.
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Attica Locke, American author.
- Attica in song, story & screen
There were numerous movies and songs written about the Attica Prison Riot, but the perhaps the most well known pop culture reference is Al Pacino in the movie Dog Day Afternoon, chanting "Attica, Attica."