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A·jax

 (ā′jăks′)
n. Greek Mythology
1. The son of Telamon of Salamis and a warrior of great stature and prowess who fought against Troy.
2. The son of Ileus of Locris and a warrior of small stature and arrogant character who fought against Troy.

Ajax

(ˈeɪdʒæks)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) the son of Telamon; a Greek hero of the Trojan War who killed himself in vexation when Achilles' armour was given to Odysseus
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) called Ajax the Lesser, a Locrian king, a swift-footed Greek hero of the Trojan War

A•jax

(ˈeɪ dʒæks)

n.
a Greek hero in the Trojan War who rescued the body of Achilles and killed himself out of jealousy when Odysseus was awarded the armor of Achilles.
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Noun1.Ajax - a mythical Greek heroAjax - a mythical Greek hero; a warrior who fought against Troy in the Iliad
Translations

Ajax

[ˈeɪdʒæks] NÁyax

Ajax

[ˈeɪdʒæks] nAiace m
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