ilia ilia

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War
  2. (n) the upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The spine curved and grew longer; the ilia or wings of the pelvis flattened out; the last vertebrae became a flexible lever on which the body's weight was poised.

News

  1. Chinese winning machine adds two more golds in Barcelona

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - China's Qin Kai and He Chong won the men's three-meter synchronized springboard and He Zi snatched a narrow victory in the one-meter springboard as the country took its tally to five golds at the world championships on Tuesday. Qin and He Chong led throughout at Barcelona's spectacular hilltop Montjuic pool, with Russian pair Evgeny Kuznetsov and Ilia Zakharov taking silver ...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Diving-Chinese winning machine adds two more golds in Barcelona

    BARCELONA, July 23 (Reuters) - China's Qin Kai and He Chong won the men's three-metre synchronised springboard and He Zi snatched a narrow victory in the one-metre springboard as the country took its tally to five golds at the world championships on Tuesday. Qin and He Chong led throughout at Barcelona's spectacular hilltop Montjuic pool, with Russian pair Evgeny Kuznetsov and Ilia Zakharov ...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Qin, He top prelims for men's 3-meter springboard

    BARCELONA, Spain — Qin Kai and He Chong of China led the preliminaries in the men's 3-meter synchronized springboard on Tuesday. Qin, the three-time defending world champion, and new partner He finished the six dives with 454.32 points. Russian pair Evgeny Kuznetsov and Ilia Zakharov, silver medalists at the 2011 worlds and 2012 Olympics, were second with 445.32 points. German duo Patrick ...
    on July 23, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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