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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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