Helena

[ hel-uh-nuh; for 3 also huh-lee-nuh ]
/ ˈhɛl ə nə; for 3 also həˈli nə /

noun

Saint, c247–c330, mother of Constantine I.
a city in and the capital of Montana, in the W part.
a female given name, form of Helen.

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British Dictionary definitions for Helena (1 of 2)

Helena1
/ (ˈhɛlənə) /

noun

a city in W Montana: the state capital. Pop: 26 718 (2003 est)

British Dictionary definitions for Helena (2 of 2)

Helena2
/ (hɛlənə) /

noun

Saint. ?248–?328 ad, Roman empress, mother of Constantine I. After converting to Christianity (313) she made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land (?326) where she supposedly discovered the cross on which Christ died. Feast day: May 21
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