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date: 25 November 2020

Trojan 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Author(s):
Elizabeth KnowlesElizabeth Knowles

of or pertaining to ancient Troy.Trojan Horse in classical Greek mythology, a hollow wooden statue of a horse in which the Greeks are said to have concealed themselves in order to enter and capture Troy; despite the warning of ... ...

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