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Hellespont Syllabification: Hel·les·pont
Pronunciation: /ˈheləˌspänt/

Definition of Hellespont in English:

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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