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  1. (in Greek legend) a Thessalian king and eponymous ancestor of the Hellenes
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Examples from the Web for hellen

Historical Examples

  • They then set off to their towns, taking with them a horse which belonged to Hellen.

    Chronicles of Border Warfare

    Alexander Scott Withers

  • The spectacle was so shocking that for some minutes Hellen was too overcome to speak.


    Elliott O'Donnell

  • Hellen cried, rubbing his eyes to make sure he was not dreaming.


    Elliott O'Donnell

  • Pg 266 entry for 'Hellen'; 'Fitzgerald' changed to 'Fitz-gerald'.

  • A-chæ´us.Grandson of Hellen, and ancestor of the Achaians, 38.