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  1. He·le·na [huh-ley-nuh] /həˈleɪ nə/, Helena Opid Modrzejewska, 1840–1909, Polish actress, in U.S. after 1876.
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Historical Examples

  • Modjeska Avenue is a reminder of this artist's sojourn here.

    Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913

    Harris Newmark

  • Wilson Barrett; Modjeska to be a member of Mr. Booth's company, 734.

  • You really must see Modjeska; it will be an inspiration to you.

  • Some years ago I met Modjeska and she greeted me so warmly and sweetly, although she was very ill.

  • We were all charmed as we listened, but none of us dreamed what that address would mean to Modjeska.

    The Story of a Pioneer

    Anna Howard Shaw