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Dardan

[dahr-dn]
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adjective, noun
  1. Trojan.
Also Dar·da·ni·an [dahr-dey-nee-uh n] /dɑrˈdeɪ ni ən/.

Origin of Dardan

First recorded in 1600–10
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Examples from the Web for dardan

Historical Examples

  • We find an insulated yet remarkable note of kin between the Dardan house and the Greeks in the case of Echepolus.

    Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3

    W. E. Gladstone

  • I therefore gather, that every thing in this part of the Catalogue is strictly Trojan or Dardan.

  • And that every thing is Trojan, or Dardan, which lies within the division, vv.

  • The Trojan prince was thus preserved because the Dardan race, to which he belonged, was beloved by Jupiter.

    The Story of Troy

    Michael Clarke

  • Juno was Jupiter's Ganymede before the Dardan boy mixed the luscious cup.

    The Satyricon, Complete

    Petronius Arbiter


British Dictionary definitions for dardan

Dardan

Dardanian (dɑːˈdeɪnɪən)

noun
  1. another name for a Trojan
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