Definition of Hellespont in English:

Hellespont

Syllabification: Hel·les·pont
Pronunciation: /ˈheləˌspänt
 
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The ancient name for the Dardanelles, named after the legendary Helle, who fell into the strait and was drowned while escaping with her brother Phrixus from their stepmother, Ino, on a golden-fleeced ram.

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