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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.]
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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
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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′.
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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
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Translations
Helena
Helene
HelenaHelene
Helena
Ilona
ElínHelena
Helene
Ileana
Helena
Олена

Helen

[ˈhelɪn] NElena, Helena
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Helen

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

[ˈhɛlɪn] nElena
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References in periodicals archive ?
Troy: Fall of a City is an eightpart series based on the Greek myth about how Helen of Sparta ditched her husband and family after falling in love with Paris of Troy, sparking a decade-long war.
When Helen of Sparta is kidnapped, Achilles must go to war and Patroclus goes with him, but it will test all.
When Helen of Sparta is seven years old, a prophecy predicts that she will start a long, bloody war.