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Definition 1: the upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone - [noun denoting body]

(ilium is a kind of ...) rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

(ilium is a part of ...) one of the large arteries supplying blood to the pelvis and legs

(... is part of ilium) the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates

Definition 2: an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for ilium in the sense of this definition

(ilium is an instance of ...) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

"Ancient Troy was a great city"

(... is part of ilium) a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey

(ilium is a member of ...) a native of ancient Troy

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