geographical name \ˈtrō-ˌas\

Definition of TROAS

or Tro·ad \-ˌad\ territory surrounding the ancient city of Troy in NW Mysia, Asia Minor
ancient city of Mysia S of site of Troy
Tro·ad·ic \trō-ˈa-dik\ adjective


   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Ancient region surrounding the city of Troy. It consisted mainly of the northwestern projection of Anatolia into the Aegean Sea. It extended from the Gulf of Edremit to the Sea of Marmara and the Dardanelles and from the Ida mountain range to the Aegean. St. Paul visited the region on his missionary journeys.

Variants of TROAS

Troas or the Troad


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