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 (trō′ăs′) also Tro·ad (-ăd′)
An ancient region of northwest Asia Minor surrounding the city of Troy. It formed the setting for the events recounted in the Iliad.
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(ˈtroʊ æd)

The, a region in NW Asia Minor surrounding ancient Troy. Also called Tro′as (-æs)
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When I rode across the Troad from the Dardanelles to Hissarlik and Mount Ida, I noticed that my dragoman and his men did all our outdoor cooking exactly in the Odyssean and Iliadic fashion.
Fe gafwyd 'Cool Cymru' ar ddiwedd y 1990au / troad y Mileniwm, disgrifiad amhoblogaidd gan gymaint a grewyd gan y Wasg.
A daeth troad annymunol i awydd Theresa May i ennill pleidleisiau dros ei chytundeb i adael y Gymuned Ewropeaidd.
The tarmacking of the Ngong mdash Ewuaso-Suswa troad was recently launched by the Deputy President.
With the death of his brother in the Troad, the Catullan speaker experiences a profound sense of displacement on an emotional, social, and also geographical level.
Classics scholars from Europe, Australia, and the US discuss writers like Lucretius, Eratosthenes, Strabo, Aelius Aristides, Seneca, Pindar, and Ovid, and places like Mount Etna, Teuthrania and Pergamon, the Alban Hills, central Greece, the battle of Actium, the Troad, Thessaly, Augustan Rome, the Black Sea region, the battle of Pharsalus, Attica, and the walls of Thebes.
? Frank Turner (above), whose new album Positive Songs For Negative People is out on August 7, will hit the troad with The sleeping Souls this autumn, stopping off at Nottingham's Rock city on Saturday, November 15 and Birmingham's O2 Academy on Wednesday, November 18.
Well, I sat a few rows behind Tony Fernandes at Loftus TRoad on Monday night and felt mine fall away.