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city, ancient Greece: see HeliceHelice
or Helike
, ancient city of Achaea, N Peloponnesus, near the mouth of the Selinous River, 20 mi (32 km) E of Pátrai. Noted for its sanctuary of Poseidon, Helice was a seat of the First Achaean League. It was destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami in 373 B.
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