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[hel-een] /ˈhɛl in/
a Greek.
Origin of Hellene
< Greek Héllēn Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In the sphere of religion and morality, Hellene and Judean could not come close to each other.

    Jewish History S. M. Dubnow
  • There is, we need not say, no Greek play of the name of 'Hellene.'

  • For a moment the young Hellene believed that Achillas was sincere in his errand.

    A Friend of Caesar William Stearns Davis
  • The priests of Serapis are for the most part Greeks, and the high-priest is a Hellene.

    The Sisters, Complete Georg Ebers
  • This "Hellene" on which he was to ride was about sixty-five feet in diameter and approximately three times that in length.

    Man of Many Minds E. Everett Evans
  • There is nothing awesome, nothing pride-abasing, in nature to the Hellene as to the Hebrew.

    Platform Monologues T. G. Tucker
  • The swart Hellene stood no nonsense from his handsome mistress.

    Command William McFee
  • Therefore the young Hellene calmed Cornelia's fears, and waited as best he might.

    A Friend of Caesar William Stearns Davis
  • Francis is an epicure of religion; he is a Hellene; he loves God as the work of his own creation, as the fruit of his own soul.

    The Forerunners Romain Rolland
  • For an instant he was the former easy, elegant, versatile Hellene.

    A Friend of Caesar William Stearns Davis
British Dictionary definitions for Hellene


another name for a Greek
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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