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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Tro·as /ˈtroˌæs/

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Troas
    a city on the coast of Mysia, in the north-west of Asia Minor,
    named after ancient Troy, which was at some little distance from
    it (about 4 miles) to the north. Here Paul, on his second
    missionary journey, saw the vision of a "man of Macedonia," who
    appeared to him, saying, "Come over, and help us" (Acts
    16:8-11). He visited this place also on other occasions, and on
    one of these visits he left his cloak and some books there (2
    Cor. 2:12; 2 Tim. 4:13). The ruins of Troas extend over many
    miles, the site being now mostly covered with a forest of oak
    trees. The modern name of the ruins is Eski Stamboul i.e., Old
    Constantinople.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Troas, penetrated