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Trojan

[ troh-juhn ]
/ ˈtroʊ dʒən /
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adjective
of or relating to ancient Troy or its inhabitants.
noun
a native or inhabitant of Troy.
a person who shows pluck, determination, or energy: to work like a Trojan.
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Origin of Trojan

First recorded in 1350–75; Middle English Troyan, Troian, from Latin Trōjānus, equivalent to Trōj(a) + -ānus adjective suffix; see Troy, -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Trojan

Trojan
/ (ˈtrəʊdʒən) /

noun
a native or inhabitant of ancient Troy
a person who is hard-working and determined
adjective
of or relating to ancient Troy or its inhabitants
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Other Idioms and Phrases with Trojan

Trojan

see under work like a beaver (trojan).

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