Definition of Hellespont in English:

Hellespont

Translate Hellespont into Spanish

proper noun

  • The ancient name for the Dardanelles, named after the legendary Helle, who fell into the strait and was drowned while escaping with her brother Phrixus from their stepmother, Ino, on a golden-fleeced ram.

Pronunciation

Hellespont

/ˈheləˌspänt/ /ˈhɛləˌspɑnt/