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trojan

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Adjective, Noun
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Tro=jan

CIDE DICTIONARY

trojana. [L. Trojanus, fr. Troja, Troia, Troy, from Tros, Gr. Trw`s, Trwo`s, Tros, the mythical founder of Troy.].
  •  Of or pertaining to ancient Troy or its inhabitants.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who shows the pluck, endurance, determined energy, strength, or the like, attributed to the defenders of Troy; -- used chiefly or only in the phrase like a Trojan; as, he endured the pain like a Trojan; he studies like a Trojan.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
    "Tim jumped like a Trojan from the bed."  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

trojan, adj. & n.
--adj. of or relating to ancient Troy in Asia Minor.
--n.
1 a native or inhabitant of Troy.
2 a person who works, fights, etc. courageously (works like a Trojan).

Idiom
Trojan Horse
1 a hollow wooden horse said to have been used by the Greeks to enter Troy.
2 a person or device planted to bring about an enemy's downfall.
Etymology
ME f. L Troianus f. Troia Troy

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