Iliad

noun
Il·​i·​ad | \ ˈi-lē-əd How to pronounce Iliad (audio) , -ˌad\

Definition of Iliad

1a : a series of miseries or disastrous events
b : a series of exploits regarded as suitable for an epic
2 : a long narrative especially : an epic in the Homeric tradition

Other Words from Iliad

Iliadic \ ˌi-​lē-​ˈa-​dik How to pronounce Iliadic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of Iliad

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for Iliad

Iliad, ancient Greek epic poem attributed to Homer, from Latin Iliad-, Ilias, from Greek, from Ilion Troy

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