from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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 B.C. The ruins of Troy were discovered by Heinrich Schliemann in 1871.
- A city of southeast Michigan, a residential and industrial suburb of Detroit. Population: 81,100.
- A city of eastern New York on the Hudson River northeast of Albany. Settled in the 1780s, it is a manufacturing center with a clothing industry. Population: 48,000.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. An ancient city in what is now Turkey.
- proper n. A surname derived from Troyes in France.
- proper n. A male given name, originally transferred from the surname, but today associated with the classical city.
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Together we will secure his legacy, and the world will remember the name Troy Anthony Davis.
Investigators identified Ms. Orna by distinctive tattoos on her body: a butterfly and the name Troy on her back and a pair of lips on her left breast area, the official said.
This year, because of a couple of different forces having to do both with enrollments and the local housing market, housing in Troy is going to be very difficult to find.
Cato at length grew so famous among them, that when Sylla designed to exhibit the sacred game of young men riding courses on horseback, which they called Troy, having gotten together the youth of good birth, he appointed two for their leaders.
But don't look for Pitt to adopt the enormous muscles and skimpy leather he wore in "Troy" (sorry, girls.)
I mean the guy's age appropriate and after watching him as Patroclus in Troy he obviously could pull it off physically.
QUOTE TO NOTE: Troy is one of the best shot makers in the country.
We, here in Troy, are lucky enough to have a local office downtown on the second floor of the First …
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