[il-ee-uh n, -on]
- Greek name of ancient Troy.
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Examples from the Web for ilion
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
If one woman's lovely face could bring a thousand ships to Ilion, why should not another's drive men to madness in Steynholme?The Postmaster's Daughter
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.The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End
- a transliteration of the Greek name for ancient Troy