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Ilion

[il-ee-uh n, -on] /ˈɪl i ən, -ˌɒn/
noun
1.
Greek name of ancient Troy.
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  • Only take heed to my words, and go not in my chariot against the City of Ilion.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • Not on Ilion's plains; how much less in Mayfair's drawingrooms!

    Past and Present Thomas Carlyle
  • If one woman's lovely face could bring a thousand ships to Ilion, why should not another's drive men to madness in Steynholme?

  • Time will hereafter be thine to bewail thy belovéd;Home into Ilion borne—many tears may of right be his portion!

  • He took and destroyed the city of Ilion, which adhered to Sylla, and recovered a great part of Asia.

  • Leaving a garrison there, he took Ilion by force, a name better known than the town, on account of that of the same name in Asia.

  • At Ilion he was found working by his father and Mr. Frank Newman wiping dishes in the hotel.

    The Criminal Imbecile Henry Herbert Goddard
  • Still the body of Hector lay on the ground, and the men of Ilion sought in vain to redeem it from Achilles.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • Thy father is an old man like me, but he hopes one day to see thee come back with great glory from Ilion.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • Then before the walls of Ilion there was fiercer strife, and the bodies of the slain lay in heaps upon the battle plain.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
British Dictionary definitions for Ilion

Ilion

/ˈɪlɪən/
noun
1.
a transliteration of the Greek name for ancient Troy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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