Ilion


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Il·i·on

 (ĭl′ē-ən, -ŏn′)
See Troy.
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Ilion

(ˈɪlɪən)
n
(Placename) a transliteration of the Greek name for ancient Troy
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ilion - an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan WarIlion - 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
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References in classic literature ?
So soon as ever you have seen him -- a scion to delight the eyes -- you will rejoice in beholding him; for he shall be most godlike: then bring him at once to windy Ilion. And if any mortal man ask you who got your dear son beneath her girdle, remember to tell him as I bid you: say he is the offspring of one of the flower-like Nymphs who inhabit this forest-clad hill.
In 2010, a new semi auto came forth from the workshops in Ilion, New York, the Versa Max, based on a new gas-operating system.
I attached one photo, but the close-ups of the marking didn't come out well, so here it goes: The right side of the frame has the initials "FCW" under "P"; the top of the barrel has an "I" over "WDW" and an anchor; and the left side has "REMINGTONS ILION NY USA with PAT MAY 3D NOV 15TH 1864 APRIL 17TH 1866" under that.
The steep drop in guns sales threw gunmakers' shares into free-fall, and privately held Remington, which has been making firearms since 1816, this month laid off 122 workers from its factory in Ilion, New York.
A new version was introduced by the Custom Shop in 1986, built on the grounds of the factory in Ilion, New York, to appeal to the discriminating shooter who shied away from plastic stocks.
Meletie told the Cyprus News Agency that the two, who were permanent residents of Ilion in Athens, were on holiday in Ilia and on their last day before heading for home, they decided to visit a nearby church, but they never returned.
The Ilion, New York firm has always manufactured highly durable and quality firearms, even in its earliest days.
The era was called the "radical '60's." Not only were our politics in ferment, but something radical was going on in Ilion, New York.
Se origino en la cara glutea del ilion y cresta sacral media, insertandose por un corto tendon en el trocanter mayor del femur.