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Trojan

noun Tro·jan \ ˈtrō-jən \

Definition of Trojan

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

Origin and Etymology of trojan

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


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Trojan

adjective

Definition of Trojan

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

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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TROJAN Defined for English Language Learners

Trojan

Definition of Trojan for English Language Learners

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


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