1. a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Iliad \Il"i*ad\, n. [L. Ilias, -adis, Gr. ?, ? (sc. ?), fr. ?,
?, Ilium, the city of Ilus, a son of Tros, founder of Ilium,
which is a poetical name of Troy.]
A celebrated Greek epic poem, in twenty-four books, on the
destruction of Ilium, the ancient Troy. The Iliad is ascribed
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the
siege of Troy
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):
A real-time language.
["On the Design of a Language for Programming Real-Time
Concurrent Processes", H.A. Schutz, IEEE Trans Soft Eng
SE-5(3):248-255, May 1979].