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Troy

 (troi)
1. also Il·i·on (ĭl′ē-ən, -ŏn′) or Il·i·um (-ē-əm) An ancient city of northwest Asia Minor near the Dardanelles. Originally a Phrygian city dating from the Bronze Age, it is the legendary site of the Trojan War and was captured and destroyed by Greek forces c. 1200 bc. The ruins of Troy were discovered by Heinrich Schliemann in 1871.
2. A city of eastern New York on the Hudson River northeast of Albany. Settled in the 1780s, it is the seat of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (founded 1824).

troy

 (troi)
adj. Abbr. t.
Of or expressed in troy weight.

[Middle English troye, after Troyes.]

Troy

(trɔɪ)
n
(Placename) any of nine ancient cities in NW Asia Minor, each of which was built on the ruins of its predecessor. The seventh was the site of the Trojan War (mid-13th century bc). Also called: Ilion or Ilium

troy

(trɔɪ)

adj.
expressed or computed in troy weight.
[1350–1400; Middle English troye, after Troyes, France, where it was standard]

Troy

(trɔɪ)

n.
1. Latin, Ilium. Greek, Ilion. an ancient ruined city in NW Asia Minor: the seventh of nine settlements on the site is commonly identified as the Troy of the Iliad.
2. a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit. 68,700.
3. a city in E New York, on the Hudson River. 52,150.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.troy - a system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones; based on a 12-ounce pound and an ounce of 480 grains
system of weights, weight - a system of units used to express the weight of something
troy unit - any of the unit of the troy system of weights
2.troy - an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan WarTroy - an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War
Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
Dardan, Dardanian, Trojan - a native of ancient Troy
Translations
TroiaTroja

Troy

[trɔɪ] NTroya f

troy

[ˈtrɔɪ] N (also troy weight) → peso m troy

Troy

n (Hist) → Troja nt ? Helen

troy

n (also troy weight)Troygewicht nt

Troy

[trɔɪ] nTroia
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Troie previously worked at PiliPack in Manchester, where she served as onboarding pharmacist, and before that was a lead pharmacist at PharMerica in Concord.
Le Romanesque au Service de la Polemique: Montevideo ou Une Nouvelle Troie d'Alexandre Dumas.
Appelee a la rescousse, la grossesse pallie alors l'alliance, en ce qu'elle devient le cheval de Troie forcant la main d'un homme indisponible pour une alliance (soit parce qu'il est deja marie--officiellement ou non--, soit qu'il ne le souhaite pas, soit encore qu'il n'est pas en mesure d'assurer la securite d'une femme et de ses enfants).
Des partis qui ne voient des recents et continus mouvements de contestation dans les regions du Sud, des contrees vivant presqu'exclusivement de contrebande de toutes sortes et de commerce parallele qui s'etend jusqu'a la capitale tunisienne, qu'un cheval de Troie pour revenir en politique.
nouvelle Troie, de Alexandre Dumas (Un relato escrito por encargo del
8) Indeed, the prologue of the Roman d'Eneas mentions treachery in a manner evocative of its mention in the prologue of Sir Gawain, only here the treachery is ascribed to Menelaus: "Quant Menelax ot Troie assise / onc n'en tourna tres qu'il l'ot prise, / gasta la terre et tout le regne / pour la venjance de sa femme.
30) Jean Giraudoux, La Guerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu, Paris, Grasset, 1935, acte II, scene V a la p 121 (<<[m]on cher Busiris, nous savons tous ici que le droit est la plus puissante des ecoles de l'imagination.
Wace, following Geoffrey's History, insisted on the inseparable connection between the Classical world of Antiquity and the world of ancient Britons, between ancient Troy and new Troy, Troie Nove --future London.
34) D'apres les <<chiliades>> de Tzetzes, ce Dictys avait suivi Idomenee, roi de Crete, lors de l'expedition des Grecs contre Troie, dont il ecrivit la chronique, laquelle inspira Homere.
L'equivalenza di Troie tirai e schesis e attestata anche da Gregorio di Nazianzo e sembra appartenere a una sorta di <<grammatica>> teologica non esclusiva di Gregorio di Nissa (40).
2) Another notable example is Jehan Malkaraume, who interpolated about 3000 lines of Benoits Roman de Troie into his poetry based on the Bible, in which the downfall of Troy occurred right after the events documented in the Pentateuch (Patterson 91).