Meaning of Iliad

Il•i•ad

Pronunciation: (il'ē-ud), [key]
— n.
  1. (italics) a Greek epic poem describing the siege of Troy, ascribed to Homer.
  2. (sometimes l.c.) any similar poem; a long narrative.
  3. (often l.c.) a long series of woes, trials, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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