Meaning of Ajax
Pronunciation: (ā'jaks), [key]
- Also calleda Greek hero in the Trojan War who rescued the body of Achilles and killed himself out of jealousy when Odysseus was awarded the armor of Achilles.
- Also calleda Locrian king, noted for his fighting during the Trojan War, who was said to have been killed in a shipwreck as punishment for violating a shrine of Athena.
- (italics) a tragedy (c440 b.c.) by Sophocles.
- a town in S Ontario, in S Canada. 20,774.
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