Ajax

noun \ ˈā-ˌjaks \

Definition of Ajax

1 : a Greek hero in the Trojan War who kills himself because the armor of Achilles is awarded to Odysseus
2 : a fleet-footed Greek hero in the Trojan War

Origin and Etymology of ajax

Latin, from Greek Aias


Ajax

geographical name \ ˈā-ˌjaks \

Definition of Ajax

town on Lake Erie in southeastern Ontario, Canada population 109,600

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