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.
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- n. an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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."
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:
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:
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:
One of your main characters is Hector Brennan, a young soldier with movie-star looks from Ilion, a small town in upstate New York.