noun, plural il·i·a [il-ee-uh]. /ˈɪl i ə/. Anatomy.
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OTHER WORDS FROM iliumpre·il·i·um, noun, plural pre·il·i·a.sub·il·i·um, noun, plural sub·il·i·a.
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It is very probable that a similar reception awaited Antiochus I. in Ilium, so that he kept the city in good remembrance.Troy and its Remains|Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann
Secondly, the ilium is elongated, and extends quite as much in front of the acetabulum as behind it.Dragons of the Air|H. G. Seeley
Meanwhile Mindarus, while sacrificing to Athena at Ilium, had observed the battle.Hellenica|Xenophon
This locality of Ilium has been discovered by Dr. Clarke, in the remains of that city.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II)|Charles Bucke
I never saw a case of stellate fracture, and by this my experience in the case of the ilium was confirmed.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins