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Hellas

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[ hel-uhs ]
/ ˈhɛl əs /
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Definition for Hellas (2 of 2)

Hellas2
[ hel-uhs, e-lahs ]
/ ˈhɛl əs, ɛˈlɑs /

noun

ancient Greek name of Greece.

Origin of Hellas

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First recorded in 1790–1800; from Latin Hellas “northern Greece (as opposed to the Peloponnesus); the whole of Greece,” from Greek Hellás, a name applied to several places in ancient Greece, e.g., Dodona; a part of Phthiotis in Thessaly inhabited by the Myrmidons; a city in Thessaly; northern Greece (as opposed to the Peloponnesus); the Peloponnesus, Epirus, and Thessaly; all the lands occupied by the Hellenes, e.g., Magna Graecia; further origin uncertain
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Hellas
/ (ˈhɛləs) /

noun

transliteration of the Ancient Greek name for Greece
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