Daradanelles
Hellespont Hel"les*pont, n. [L. Hellespontus, Gr. ?; ? the mythological Helle, daughter of Athamas + ? sea.] A narrow strait between Europe and Asia, now called the {Daradanelles}. It connects the [AE]gean Sea and the sea of Marmora. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hellespont — Hel les*pont, n. [L. Hellespontus, Gr. ?; ? the mythological Helle, daughter of Athamas + ? sea.] A narrow strait between Europe and Asia, now called the {Daradanelles}. It connects the [AE]gean Sea and the sea of Marmora. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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