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Meaning of helicon

hel•i•con

Pronunciation: (hel'i-kon", -kun), [key]
— n.
  1. a coiled tuba carried over the shoulder and used esp. in military bands. Cf. sousaphone.

Hel•i•con

Pronunciation: (hel'i-kon", -kun), [key]
— n.
  1. a mountain in S central Greece. 5738 ft. (1749 m): regarded by ancient Greeks as the abode of Apollo and the Muses.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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