The strait connecting the Sea of Marmara with the Aegean Sea to the west.
Origin of hellespont
From Ancient Greek Ἑλλήσποντος (Hellēspontos).
Hellespont Sentence Examples
That work was on the point of opening its most brilliant chapter by an invasion of the great king's dominions; the army was concentrated and certain forces had already been sent on to occupy the opposite shore of the Hellespont.
The place of concentration was Arisbe on the Hellespont.
Her fate is told in various ways, most of which connect her with the promontory Cynossema, on the Thracian shore of the Hellespont.
The Aeolians founded twelve cities on the mainland, including Cyme, and numerous towns in Mytilene: they were said also to have settled in the Troad and even within the Hellespont.