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

  • See Troy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. another name of Troy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The dorsal one of the three principal bones comprising either lateral half of the pelvis; the dorsal or upper part of the hip bone. See Innominate bone, under innominate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, the anterior or superior bone of the pelvic arch, commonly ankylosed with the ischium and pubis at the acetabulum, and then forming a part of the os innominatum or haunch-bone, and effecting the principal or only articulation of the pelvic arch with the vertebral column, especially with the sacrum.

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

  • n. the upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone
  • n. an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War


From Ancient Greek Ἴλιον (Ilion). (Wiktionary)



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