Definitions for Helenˈhɛl ən

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  1. Helen, Helen of Troy(noun)

    (Greek mythology) the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by Paris; the Greek army sailed to Troy to get her back which resulted in the Trojan War

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  1. Helen(ProperNoun)

    Helen of Troy, a famous beauty in classical Greek legend.

  2. Helen(ProperNoun)


  3. Origin: From Ἑλένη, possibly connected with ἥλιος.

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  1. Helen

    the daughter of Zeus and Leda, and the wife of Menelaus, king of Sparta; the most beautiful of women, who was carried off to Troy by Paris, to revenge whose abduction the princes of Greece, who had pledged themselves to protect her, made war on Troy, a war which lasted ten years.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Helen' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3718

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Helen' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2505


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