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troy British & World English

A system of weights used mainly for precious metals and gems, with a pound of 12 ounces or 5,760 grains

Troy British & World English

(In Homeric legend) the city of King Priam, besieged for ten years by the Greeks during the Trojan War. It was regarded as having been a purely legendary city until Heinrich Schliemann identified the mound of Hissarlik on the NE Aegean coast of Turkey as the site of Troy. The city was apparently sacked and destroyed by fire in the mid 13th century bc, a period coinciding with the Mycenaean civilization of Greece

Troy New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(in Homeric legend) city besieged by the Greeks

troy New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

system of weights with a pound of 12 oz or 5,760 grains

Parsippany–Troy Hills British & World English

A commercial and residential township in northern New Jersey; population 50,431 (est. 2008)

troy weight in troy British & World English

A system of weights used mainly for precious metals and gems, with a pound of 12 ounces or 5,760 grains