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Ilium


  • n  an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War
  • n  the upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone

  • Itaque plus quam L Americanos libellum ilium expectavisse et delectavisse puto.
  • 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.
  • One slinky black jersey by Halston has a centerfold cutout scooped so low that it frames the lady's sacrum, covering only her ilium.
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