Dardan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Dardan a native of ancient Troy
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Dardan Pertaining or relating to Dardanus or Dardania, an ancient city near the later Troy in Asia Minor, or to its people, the Dardani, named from a mythical founder, Dardanus, ancestor of Priam, king of Troy; hence, in poetical use, Trojan.
    • n Dardan An inhabitant of Dardanus or Dardania; poetically, a Trojan.
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Usage

In literature:

Your foe himself the Dardan valor prais'd, And his own ancestry from Trojans rais'd.
"The Aeneid" by Virgil
Juno was Jupiter's Ganymede before the Dardan boy mixed the luscious cup.
"The Satyricon, Volume 6 (Editor's Notes)" by Petronius Arbiter
Juno was Jupiter's Ganymede before the Dardan boy mixed the luscious cup.
"The Satyricon, Complete" by Petronius Arbiter
Trojans, and Dardans, and allies of Troy!
"The Iliad of Homer" by Homer
No more, for perished is the Dardan fame.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
The Dardan rowers would have been distanced here.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
And art thou that AEneas then, whom holy Venus bore Unto Anchises, Dardan lord, by Phrygian Simois' wave?
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
Hegemon, in his Dardanic verses, among other things mentions, concerning the Thessalian Alevus, that a dragon conceived an affection for him.
"Mythical Monsters" by Charles Gould
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In poetry:

A town of gaiety and sport,
Where beaux and beauteous nymphs resort,
And gallantry doth reign;
A Dardan hero fam'd of old
For youth and beauty, as we're told,
And by a monarch slain;
"A Rebus" by Phillis Wheatley

In news:

Emily Bernhardt , of Brush, daughter of Randy and Carrie Bernhardt of Fort Morgan, was united in marriage to Aaron Dardanes, son of Jimmy and Margie Dardanes, all of Brush.
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