: Eth. Τριχωνιεύς
), a town of Aetolia, from which the lake Trichonis derived its name. [Respecting the lake, see Vol. I. p. 64a.] Its position is uncertain. Leake places it S. of the lake at a place called Gavala,
and Kiepert, in his map E. of the lake.
But since Strabo mentions it along with Stratus as situated in a fertile plain, it ought probably to be placed N. of the lake (Strab. x. p.450
; Pol. 5.7; Steph. B. sub voce
It was evidently a place of importance, and several natives of this town are mentioned in history. (Pol. 4.3, 5.13, 17.10; Paus. 2.37.3
; Leake, Northern Greece,
vol. i. p. 155.)