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hellespont


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hellespont  \Hel"les*pont\,  n.  [L.  Hellespontus  Gr  ?;  ?  the 
  mythological  Helle,  daughter  of  Athamas  +  ?  sea.] 
  A  narrow  strait  between  Europe  and  Asia,  now  called  the 
  {Daradanelles}.  It  connects  the  [AE]gean  Sea  and  the  sea  of 
  Marmora. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hellespont 
  n  :  the  strait  between  the  Aegean  and  the  Sea  of  Marmara  that 
  separates  European  from  Asian  Turkey  [syn:  {Dardanelles}, 
  {Hellespont}] 




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