- an area in the southern hemisphere of Mars, appearing as a light region when viewed telescopically from the earth.
- ancient Greek name of Greece.
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Examples from the Web for hellas
You bore me for the good of Hellas—not for your own joy only, mother!The Coryston Family
Mrs. Humphry Ward
Hellas, in a sense, is absolute poetry, as the "Eroica" is absolute music.
The third of Shelley's visions of perfection is the climax of Hellas.
Yes, but could this ever have happened if Homer had really been the educator of Hellas?
The general sentiment of Hellas was opposed to his monstrous fancy.
- transliteration of the Ancient Greek name for Greece
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