ilium ilium

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):

  1. Itaque plus quam L Americanos libellum ilium expectavisse et delectavisse puto.
  2. Examples: a manlike big toe close to other toes, a short pelvis and wide ilium, which may indicate that Oreopithecus walked erect instead of swinging from trees.
  3. One slinky black jersey by Halston has a centerfold cutout scooped so low that it frames the lady's sacrum, covering only her ilium.

News

  1. Digest: Red Bull Budds Creek National pro motocross set for Saturday at Budds Creek

    Itsmyluckyday out four months with ilium fracture Pro Motocross        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. Preakness runner-up Itsmyluckyday out four months with ilium fracture

    Itsmyluckyday, the 2013 Preakness runner-up who was pulled up on the backstretch during the running of the Pegasus Stakes on Sunday at Monmouth Park in Oceanside, N.J., is expected to miss four months of training with a slight fracture of the ilium.        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  3. Itsmyluckyday out 4 months with pelvic fracture

    Itsmyluckyday, who was pulled up on the backstretch during the running of the June 16 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park, is expected to miss four months of training with a slight fracture of the ilium [part of the pelvis].
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ESPN

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