Sestos meaning

sĕs'təs, -tŏs
An ancient town of European Turkey at the narrowest point of the Dardanelles. In 481 bc , Xerxes I built a bridge of boats here to cross the Hellespont and invade Greece. Sestos is also the legendary home of Hero, the lover of Leander.
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Town in ancient Thrace, on the Hellespont opposite Abydos.
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