a Greek.

Origin of Hellene

From the Greek word Héllēn
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for hellene

Historical Examples of hellene

  • The pride of the Hellene is further humbled, by being compared to a Phrygian or Lydian.

  • After this, two Hellene generals went out with all precaution.



  • There is, we need not say, no Greek play of the name of 'Hellene.'

  • The priests of Serapis are for the most part Greeks, and the high-priest is a Hellene.

  • In the sphere of religion and morality, Hellene and Judean could not come close to each other.

    Jewish History

    S. M. Dubnow

British Dictionary definitions for hellene


Hellenian (hɛˈliːnɪən)


another name for a Greek
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012