- (in Greek legend) a Thessalian king and eponymous ancestor of the Hellenes
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Examples from the Web for hellen
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.
Hellen cried, rubbing his eyes to make sure he was not dreaming.
Pg 266 entry for 'Hellen'; 'Fitzgerald' changed to 'Fitz-gerald'.
A-chæ´us.Grandson of Hellen, and ancestor of the Achaians, 38.Myths of Greece and Rome
H. A. Guerber