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  1. a mountain in NW England. 3118 feet (950 meters).
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Examples from the Web for helvellyn

Historical Examples

  • I think,' said she, 'it will stay in my mind like Helvellyn in the distance.'


    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • What counts is my father and mother, and my childhood by Helvellyn,' I says.

    Workhouse Characters

    Margaret Wynne Nevinson

  • Another Dixon fell while fox-hunting on Helvellyn in 1858, but was killed.

  • I had no intention of going up Helvellyn alone with Mr. Hammond.

  • She thought that for him the hill of life would be harder than Helvellyn.

British Dictionary definitions for helvellyn


  1. a mountain in NW England, in the Lake District. Height: 949 m (3114 ft)
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