expressed or computed in troy weight.
Other definitions for Troy (2 of 2)
a city in southeastern Michigan, near Detroit.
a city in eastern New York, on the Hudson River.
a city in western Ohio.
a city in southern Alabama.
a male given name.
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How to use troy in a sentence
The abduction of Helen by Prince Paris triggered the Trojan War in “The Iliad” and in numerous remakes down to Wolfgang Petersen’s 2004 film “troy.”The war on the American frontier, seen through the abduction of Daniel Boone’s daughter | H. W. Brands | October 29, 2021 | Washington Post
The prison is in troy, about 110 miles southwest of the District.Transgender inmate sues Va. women’s prison to have breasts removed | Justin Wm. Moyer | August 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Asides throughout reveal that Briseis is telling this story from a vantage point 50 years on and hint that there will be another volume to chronicle her life after troy.Pat Barker’s ‘The Women of Troy’ continues her brilliant reassessment of the Trojan War | Wendy Smith | August 24, 2021 | Washington Post
From age 17 to 19, Foote attended the troy Female Seminary in troy, New York.If Only 19th-Century America Had Listened to a Woman Scientist - Issue 100: Outsiders | Sidney Perkowitz | June 2, 2021 | Nautilus
There have been some amazingly close games — Texas A&M inched past troy with some questionable refereeing — and an upset that took the FiveThirtyEight Excitement Index all the way to 11 as Wright State beat Arkansas.
That was the sad and screwy logic that propelled Douglas McAuthur McCain and his pal troy Kastigar.American Jihadis Douglas McCain and Troy Kastigar: From Losers to Martyrs | Michael Daly | August 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One of them, troy Jones, a 19-year-old aspiring photojournalist, remembered Brown from the scrimmage line.'Go Ahead and Shoot Me': The Veteran Who Defied Ferguson's Cops | Justin Glawe | August 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Finally, tired of laying siege to troy, the Greeks build a large wooden horse, leave it outside the city gates, and go away.
Following the 2004 movie troy, starring Brad Pitt, Canakkale bought the Trojan Horse used in the film and put it in a public park.
When Odysseus journeyed back from troy, his men tied him to the mast of his ship when the Sirens tempted him to leave it.War Nostalgia Is Leading Veterans to Places Like Syria. One Went Missing There. | Elliot Ackerman | May 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Whether their hearts were turned troy-ward in the gean or to some small unsung British tre or Troynovant, who can tell?Archaic England | Harold Bayley
For, because the Romans sacrifice a horse, he immediately concludes that they do it because troy was taken by means of a horse.The Histories of Polybius, Vol. II (of 2) | Polybius
I like the Wall of troy design you are using, and the blues and gray will be a good combination.Patchwork | Anna Balmer Myers
Zeus reflects on his promise, and sends a false Dream to beguile Agamemnon, promising that now he shall take troy.Homer and His Age | Andrew Lang
Paris was a shepherd of Mount Ida, in troy, and before him the lovely trio appeared in all their wonderful beauty.'Round the Year in Myth and Song | Florence Holbrook
British Dictionary definitions for Troy
any of nine ancient cities in NW Asia Minor, each of which was built on the ruins of its predecessor. The seventh was the site of the Trojan War (mid-13th century bc): Greek name: Ilion Latin name: Ilium Related adjective: Trojan
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Cultural definitions for Troy
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