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  1. Cape, a cape in European Turkey at the S end of Gallipoli Peninsula.
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Examples from the Web for helles

Historical Examples of helles

  • Am pressing him to hurry up with his canteens at Helles, Anzac and Suvla.

    Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2

    Ian Hamilton

  • Down about Helles—15 miles off—we can hear much booming too.

  • It began and coincided with an advance down south at Helles.

  • But the greatest feat of all was the landing of guns, both at Helles and at Anzac.

    Australia in Arms

    Phillip F.E. Schuler

  • Where we waited to bombard, as at Helles and Sedd-el-Bahr, we have got it in the neck.

British Dictionary definitions for helles


  1. Cape Helles a cape in NW Turkey, at the S end of the Gallipoli Peninsula
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