Hellespont

[ hel-uh-spont ]
/ ˈhɛl əˌspɒnt /

noun

ancient name of the Dardanelles.

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Hel·les·pont·ine [hel-uh-spon-tin, -tahyn] /ˌhɛl əˈspɒn tɪn, -taɪn/, adjective
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Hellespont

/ (ˈhɛlɪˌspɒnt) /

noun

the ancient name for the Dardanelles

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