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Hell Gate

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A dangerous passage between Great Barn Island and Long Island, North America. The Dutch settlers of New York called it Hoellgat (whirling-gut) corrupted into Hellgate. Flood Rock, its most dangerous reef, has been blown up by U.S. engineers.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Heligh-monat (Holy-month)
Heliopolis
He lios
Heliostat
Heliotrope
Hell
Hell or Arka
Hell
Hell (Rivers of)
Hell Broth
Hell Gate
Hell Gates
Hell Kettles
Hell Shoon
Hell or Connaught (To)
Hellanodicæ
Hellenes
Hellenic
Hellenistic
Hellenists
Hellespont

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Hell Gate