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(ˈɪl i əm)

n., pl. il•i•a (ˈɪl i ə)
the uppermost of the three bones of each half of the vertebrate pelvic girdle; in humans, the broad upper portion of each hipbone.
[1705–1710; < New Latin, special use of Medieval Latin īlium, as singular of Latin īlia; see ileum]


(ˈɪl i əm)

Latin name of ancient Troy.
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