noun Etymology: Iliad, ancient Greek epic poem attributed to Homer, from Latin Iliad-, Ilias, from Greek, from Ilion Troy Date: 1603 1. a. a series of miseries or disastrous events b. a series of exploits regarded as suitable for an epic 2. a long narrative; especially an epic in the Homeric tradition • Iliadic adjective

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