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Trojan

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noun Tro·jan \ˈtrō-jən\

Definition of Trojan

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Troy

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

  3. 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 Tro·jan

Definition of Trojan

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

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

First Known Use of trojan

14th century




TROJAN Defined for English Language Learners

Trojan

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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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