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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Troy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. Ilium, or Troy, the ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War; -- a variant spelling of Ilium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War

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Examples

  • The Remington Custom Shop in Ilion, NY has, over the past 30 years or so, turned out pretty guns, very accurate target rifles, and tactical rifles, but serious, high-grade working rifles were not on the menu.

    Rifles of Interest: Remington Model 700 Custom Shop AWR II

  • Remington was no different, but during the middle of the 20th century its Custom Shop in Ilion, NY, was noted not for turning out fancy guns, but for super-accurate rifles.

    Rebirth of the Remington Custom Shop

  • Late next year, 870 No. 10 million will roll off the line in Ilion, N.Y. In anticipation of that milestone, I traveled to the factory in April to assist with the birth of an 870, specifically, serial No. AB457021M, a left-handed 12-gauge Express, the 9,524,500th 870 ever built.

    It Always Goes Bang

  • He was captured and held as a prisoner of war, but survived and received his honorable discharge from military service on Jan. He returned Upstate, and worked for many years as a gun tester at Remington Arms in Ilion.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Next comes a stainless-steel trigger guard and floorplate, and the whole thing is topped off with a stainless-steel barrel that is hand-lapped and chambered in Ilion.

    Rifles of Interest: Remington Model 700 Custom Shop AWR II

  • "There is another in France, Willis; but the Troy I mean is, or rather was, in Asia Minor, capital of Lesser Phrygia, sometimes called Ilion, its citadel bearing the name of Pergamos."

    Willis the Pilot

  • And, such whining would be so indicative of immaturity, and worse, perhaps. takuan: … I saw a T-shirt the other day and, unbidden, the name "Ilion" flashed in my head the instant I saw it:

    Armstrong Expands on the Theme

  • I know this will probably consign me to eternal perdition, but I saw a T-shirt the other day and, unbidden, the name "Ilion" flashed in my head the instant I saw it:

    Armstrong Expands on the Theme

  • August 30th, 2006 at 1: 33 am takuan: I know this will probably consign me to eternal perdition, but I saw a T-shirt the other day and, unbidden, the name "Ilion" flashed in my head the instant I saw it:

    Armstrong Expands on the Theme

  • One of your main characters is Hector Brennan, a young soldier with movie-star looks from Ilion, a small town in upstate New York.

    Chang-rae Lee - An interview with author

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