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Hel·en

 (hĕl′ən)
n. Greek Mythology
The daughter of Zeus and Leda and wife of Menelaus, considered to be the most beautiful woman in the world. Her abduction by Paris caused the Trojan War.

[Greek Helenē; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

Helen

(ˈhɛlɪn)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda, whose abduction by Paris from her husband Menelaus caused the Trojan War

Hel•en

(ˈhɛl ən)

n.
the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda and wife of Menelaus, whose abduction by Paris was the cause of the Trojan War.
Also called Hel′en of Troy′.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Helen - (Greek mythology) the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by ParisHelen - (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
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
Translations
Helena
Helene
HelenaHelene
Helena
Ilona
ElínHelena
Helene
Ileana
Helena
Олена

Helen

[ˈhelɪn] NElena, Helena

Helen

nHelene f; (Myth) → Helena f; Helen of Troydie Schöne Helena

Helen

[ˈhɛlɪn] nElena
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