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Definitions of Trojan war:
  • noun:   (Greek mythology) a great war fought between Greece and Troy; the Greeks sailed to Troy to recover Helen of Troy, the beautiful wife of Menelaus who had been abducted by Paris; after ten years the Greeks (via the Trojan Horse) achieved final victory and burned Troy to the ground
    Example: "The story of the Trojan War is told in Homer's Iliad"

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