Hellespont (n.)
['helespont] Dardanelles; narrow strait in NW Turkey, connecting the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara
AYL IV.i.94[Rosalind as Ganymede to Orlando, of Leander] he went but forth to wash him in the Hellespont
E3 II.ii.154[King Edward to Countess] I will through a Hellespont of blood / To arrive at Sestos, where my Hero lies
Oth III.iii.453[Othello to Iago, of where the Pontic sea goes] To the Propontic and the Hellespont
TG I.i.22[Valentine to Proteus] How young Leander crossed the Hellespont
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