Trojan

Trojan originally referred to a citizen of the city of Troy (Ilium) made legendary by the Trojan War (and Trojan Horse).

Trojan may also refer to:

Language
* Trojan language, the language spoken in the ancient city of TroyAstronomy
* Trojan (astronomy), an asteroid or moon in about the same orbit as a planet or large moon and about 60° ahead or behind
* Trojan asteroids share orbit with Jupiter
* Trojan moons exist in orbit around Saturn

Computing
* Trojan horse (computing), a type of malicious software
* Trojan (video game), a video game released by Capcom for the NES
* Trojan is the dual-wielding class in the MMORPG, Conquer Online.

Music
* The Trojan Men, an all-male a cappella singing group at the University of Southern California
* Trojan Records, a British record label specializing in Jamaican music

Sport
* USC Trojans, the sports teams representing University of Southern California as well as a nickname for all of its students and alumni
* SAIT Trojans, the athletic organization representing the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
* Trojan Shrine, is a mascot of University of Southern California
* The Troy Trojans, the sports teams representing Troy University (formerly Troy State University) as well as a nickname for all of its students and alumni.
* UALR Trojans, the sports teams representing The University of Arkansas at Little Rock as well as a nickname for all of its students and alumni.
* H-ML Trojans, the sports teams representing Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School, Miami Lakes, Florida.
* University High School Trojans, the sports teams representing University High School (Waco) as well as the students and alumni.
* Rotterdam Trojans (est. 1984), the American Football Club representing the city of Rotterdam (Netherlands) in the AFBN. National Champions 1996-1997-1998-1999, Benelux Champion 1995-1999-2000.
* University High School Trojans, the sports teams representing University High School as well as the students and alumni.
*Park Hill High School Trojans, the sports teams representing Park Hill High School Kansas City
* Clarenceville Trojans, the sports team of Clarenceville School District
* Trojans Sports Club, Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh, Hampshire
* Trojans Rugby Football club
* Trojans F.C., an amateur football club based in Derry, Northern Ireland.
* Numerous high school teams, including:
** Benjamin E. Banneker High School, College Park, Georgia
** Daphne High School, Daphne, Alabama.
** Fife High School, Tacoma, Washington.
** Monroe High School(Michigan), Monroe, Michigan
** Lake Worth High School, Lake Worth, Florida
** Lely High School, Naples, Florida
** Fountain Fort Carson High School, Fountain, Colorado
** Olympic High School, Charlotte, North Carolina.
** Jones Senior High School, Trenton, North Carolina
** Romig Middle School, Anchorage, Alaska
** Wendell High School, Wendell, Idaho
** Trinity High School (Euless, Texas) (two time and defending Class 5A Division I state football champions)
** West High School, West, TexasTransport
* Aermacchi AL.60, an Italian utility aircraft commonly called the "AL.60F Trojan"
* T-28 Trojan, a US military trainer aircraft
* GWR No. 1340 Trojan, an 0-4-0 saddle tank preserved in the Didcot Railway Centre
* Trojan (automobile), a British car manufacturer
** Trojan (Racing team), the manufacturer's racing team
* Trojan, the initial name for the FV432 APC, also a variant of the Challenger 2 Tank

Other
* Trojan (condoms), a brand of condoms
* Trojan Nuclear Power Plant, a decommissioned nuclear power plant in Rainier, Oregon
* Trojan, South Africa, a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa
* Trojan skinhead, a certain type of skinhead
* Trojan Battery Company [ [http://www.trojanbattery.com Trojan Battery] ] , electric vehicle battery maker.

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  • Trojan — (Троян) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trojan — Tro jan, a. [L. Trojanus, fr. Troja, Troia, Troy, from Tros, Gr. Trw s, Trwo s, Tros, the mythical founder of Troy.] 1. Of or pertaining to ancient Troy or its inhabitants. n. A native or inhabitant of Troy. [1913 Webster] 2. One who shows the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trojan — ► NOUN ▪ an inhabitant of ancient Troy in Asia Minor. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to Troy. ● work like a Trojan Cf. ↑work like a Trojan …   English terms dictionary

  • Trojan — 1.) trademark a type of ↑condom sold in the US 2.) old fashioned work like a Trojan to work very hard …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Trojan — O.E. Troian of or pertaining to ancient Troy, from L. Trojanus, from Troia, Troja Troy, from Gk. Tros, name of a king of Phrygia, the mythical founder of Troy. In 17c., it was a colloquial term for person of dissolute life, carousing companion.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Trojan — Trojan, Flecken, s.u. Trajan …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Trojan — Trojan, Stadt im bulgar. Kreise Lowetsch, am Osem (Osna), südlich von Lowetsch an einem Balkanpasse (Trojanpaß) gelegen, 400 m ü. M., mit (1893) 6873 Einw., die Viehzucht, Acker und Obstbau treiben …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Trojan — Trojan, Stadt im bulgar. Kr. Plevna, an der Osma, (1893) 6873 E.; Trojanpaß (1651 m) nach Ostrumelien …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Trojan [2] — Trojan, Johannes, humoristischer Schriftsteller, geb. 14. Aug. 1837 zu Danzig, seit 1886 Chefredakteur des »Kladderadatsch«; schrieb: »Gedichte« (2. Aufl. 1900), »Scherzgedichte« (1883 u.ö.), »Für gewöhnliche Leute« (1893), »Von Einem zum Andern« …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Trojan — Variante rare (sans doute originaire du Frioul) de l italien Troiano. Voir ce nom …   Noms de famille


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