Definition of troy
: expressed in troy weight
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In the commodities markets, COMEX December gold fell 10 cents to settle at $300.30 a troy ounce, after a volatile week in which producers tried to survive hedge book troubles after gold’s big run up a month ago.
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Origin and Etymology of troy
Middle English troye, probably from Troyes, France
First Known Use: 15th century
Definition of Troy
2 city in southeastern Michigan north of Detroit population 80,980
3 city in eastern New York on the Hudson River north-northeast of Albany population 50,129
TROY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Troy for English Language Learners
: city in ancient Asia Minor
Medical Definition of troy
: expressed in troy weight a troy ounce
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