Ajax

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noun \ˈā-ˌjaks\

Definition of Ajax

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

  2. 2 :  a fleet-footed Greek hero in the Trojan War

Origin and Etymology of ajax

Latin, from Greek Aias


First Known Use: 15th century


Ajax

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geographical name \ˈā-ˌjaks\

Definition of Ajax

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


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