[ ses-tos ]
/ ˈsɛs tɒs /
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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How to use Sestos in a sentence
The sea which separates Sestos and Abydos, where the bridge was built, is seven furlongs over.
The lighthouse at Sestos guided him; but one stormy night the light failed, and Hero waited for him in vain.
Sestos, the European fort, is also very strong seaward, but is commanded by a hill that rises behind it.
Cotys, besieging Sestos, which still adhered to Ariobarzanes, broke up the siege and departed crestfallen.
British Dictionary definitions for Sestos
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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