Sestos

[ ses-tos ]
/ ˈsɛs tɒs /

noun

an ancient Thracian town on the Hellespont opposite Abydos: Xerxes crossed the Hellespont here when he began his invasion of Greece.

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Sestos
/ (ˈsɛstɒs) /

noun

a ruined town in NW Turkey, at the narrowest point of the Dardanelles: N terminus of the bridge of boats built by Xerxes in 481 bc for the crossing of his armies of invasion
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