Trojan

noun
Tro·jan | \ˈtrō-jən \

Definition of Trojan 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a native or inhabitant of Troy

2 : one who shows qualities (such as pluck, endurance, or determined energy) attributed to the defenders of ancient Troy

3 : a merry and often irresponsible or disreputable companion

Trojan

adjective

Definition of Trojan (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or resembling ancient Troy or its inhabitants

2 : of, relating to, or constituting a Trojan horse

First Known Use of Trojan

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Trojan

Noun

Middle English, from Latin trojanus of Troy, from Troia, Troja Troy, from Greek Trōïa

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Trojan

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Trojan

: a person who was born or who lived in the ancient city of Troy

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