What does Hellespont mean?

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Proper noun
  1. The strait connecting the Sea of Marmara with the Aegean Sea to the west.
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This done, the rest of the generals hastened back to the Hellespont.
When love has to breast the Hellespont it feels its most impassioned thrill.
These ships were built in 2002 and 2003 as Hellespont Alhambra and Hellespont Tara for the Greek Hellespont Steamship Corporation.
Such was the state of affairs in the Hellespont, so far at least as Athens and Sparta are concerned.
By the way, who was the fellow that swam the Hellespont for love of a young lady?
Agesilaus resolved to act upon it, and despatched Lysander to the Hellespont.

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