Helena

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

Definition for helena (2 of 2)

Montana

[ mon-tan-uh ]
/ mɒnˈtæn ə /

noun

Joseph, Jr.Joe, born 1956, U.S. football player.
a state in the NW United States. 147,138 sq. mi. (381,085 sq. km). Capital: Helena. Abbreviation: MT (for use with zip code), Mont.
Related formsMon·tan·an, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for helena (1 of 4)

Helena

1
/ (ˈhɛlənə) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for helena (2 of 4)

Helena

2
/ (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

British Dictionary definitions for helena (3 of 4)

Montana

1
/ (mɒnˈtænə) /

noun

a state of the western US: consists of the Great Plains in the east and the Rocky Mountains in the west. Capital: Helena. Pop: 917 621 (2003 est). Area: 377 070 sq km (145 587 sq miles)Abbreviation: Mont, (with zip code) MT

British Dictionary definitions for helena (4 of 4)

Montana

2
/ (mɒnˈtænə) /

noun

Joe. born 1958, American football quarterback
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Culture definitions for helena

Montana


State in the northwestern United States, lying partly in the Rocky Mountains, bordered by British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, Canada, to the north; North Dakota and South Dakota to the east; Wyoming to the south; and Idaho to the west. Its capital is Helena, and its largest city is Billings.

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