Troy meaning

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Of or expressed in troy weight.
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By or in troy weight.
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An ancient city of northwest Asia Minor near the Dardanelles. Originally a Phrygian city dating from the Bronze Age, it is the legendary site of the Trojan War and was captured and destroyed by Greek forces c. 1200 bc . The ruins of Troy were discovered by Heinrich Schliemann in 1871.
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A city of eastern New York on the Hudson River northeast of Albany. Settled in the 1780s, it is the seat of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (founded 1824).
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Ancient Phrygian city in Troas, NW Asia Minor: scene of the Trojan War.
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Of, or relating to, troy weight.
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An ancient city in what is now northwestern Turkey.
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A city in Alabama.
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A city in Michigan.
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A city in New York.
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A surname derived from the city Troyes in France.
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A male given name, originally transferred from the surname, but today associated with the classical city.
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Origin of troy

  • Middle English troye after Troyes

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English troye, from Norman French. According to the American Heritage Dicionary, probably first used at a fair in Troyes France.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Ancient Greek Τροία (Troia).

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  • From Old French Troyes.

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