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Hellas

[hel-uh s] /ˈhɛl əs/
noun
1.
ancient Greek name of Greece.

Hellas

[hel-uh s] /ˈhɛl əs/
noun
1.
an area in the southern hemisphere of Mars, appearing as a light region when viewed telescopically from the earth.
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  • But it had this capital inconvenience, both in Hellas and in Italy, that it belonged exclusively to the higher classes.

  • The third of Shelley's visions of perfection is the climax of Hellas.

  • For he was a true son of Hellas, and knew that nine times out of every ten a slack body and a slack mind go together.

    Children of the Dawn Elsie Finnimore Buckley
  • The general sentiment of Hellas was opposed to his monstrous fancy.

    The Republic Plato
  • You Athenians were for seventy-three years the supreme leaders in Hellas, as were the Spartans for twenty-nine years.

  • And will they not be lovers of Hellas, and think of Hellas as their own land, and share in the common temples?

    The Republic Plato
  • So he sent a proclamation far and wide through all the kingdoms of Hellas.

    Children of the Dawn Elsie Finnimore Buckley
  • Can those who were deemed by many to be the wisest men of Hellas have been out of their minds?

    Meno Plato
  • Stesichorus had ventured in the Ἰλίου Πέρσις to lay upon her shoulders all the guilt and suffering of Hellas and of Troy.

  • And they are of a quality, too, finer than any other land in Hellas.

    Eryxias An Imitator of Plato
British Dictionary definitions for Hellas

Hellas

/ˈhɛləs/
noun
1.
transliteration of the Ancient Greek name for Greece
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