- 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.
- 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.
Examples from the Web for helena
Was it your wife Helena in the Keane painting you commissioned?Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel
December 17, 2014
Helena Wong, a legislator from the Democratic Party, joked on Facebook that the PLA had already “Occupied Central.”Hackers Attack Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Websites
June 18, 2014
On warm weekends during the summer, the camp fills up with “outsiders”—people from places like Helena and Great Falls.
She was from Wolf Creek, population one hundred eleven, and my father married us in Helena.
He became a reporter for a small newspaper in Helena, and later, when he was killed, it was probably over gambling debts.
"Helena stays with me to-night—my compliments," said Lady Delacour.
Well, my dear, are you still poring over that letter of Helena's?
Helena introduced me to her aunt Delacour as her best friend.
"Not for that reason, mamma," said Helena, withdrawing her eyes from her mother's face.
The Princess Helena met these insults with a calm, proud indifference.Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home
- a city in W Montana: the state capital. Pop: 26 718 (2003 est)
- 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
- 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
- Joe. born 1958, American football quarterback
Word Origin and History for helena
fem. proper name, Latin form of Helen.
U.S. state, from Latinized form of Spanish montaña "mountain," from Latin mont-, stem of mons (see mountain). Proposed 1864 by U.S. Rep. James H. Ashley of Ohio when it was created as a territory from Nebraska Territory, in reference to the Rocky Mountains, which however traverse only one end of it. Admitted as a state 1889. Related: Montanan.
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.