Try Our Apps


Blech. These are the grossest words.


[troh-ad] /ˈtroʊ æd/
The, a region in NW Asia Minor surrounding ancient Troy.
Also called Troas
[troh-as] /ˈtroʊ æs/ (Show IPA)
. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for troas
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for troas


the region of NW Asia Minor surrounding the ancient city of Troy Also called the Troad (ˈtrəʊæd)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
troas in the Bible

a city on the coast of Mysia, in the north-west of Asia Minor, named after ancient Troy, which was at some little distance from it (about 4 miles) to the north. Here Paul, on his second missionary journey, saw the vision of a "man of Macedonia," who appeared to him, saying, "Come over, and help us" (Acts 16:8-11). He visited this place also on other occasions, and on one of these visits he left his cloak and some books there (2 Cor. 2:12; 2 Tim. 4:13). The ruins of Troas extend over many miles, the site being now mostly covered with a forest of oak trees. The modern name of the ruins is Eski Stamboul i.e., Old Constantinople.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Troad

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for troas

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for troas