a British island in the S Atlantic: Napoleon's place of exile 1815–21. 47 sq. mi. (122 sq. km).
a British colony comprising this island, Ascension Island, and the Tristan da Cunha group. 126 sq. mi. (326 sq. km).Capital: Jamestown.
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How to use St. Helena in a sentence
I'm in business with Al Pacino now; we're developing Betsy and Napoleon about Napoleon's exile in St. Helena.
I saw something of the same sort on the hills, and expected to see St. Helena spout flames.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
The events that ended in the voyage of the fallen Emperor to St. Helena, if told in full, would make a long story.
During the voyage of ten weeks toward St. Helena, Napoleon suffered little from sea-sickness after the first few days.
Already he had begun to practise that stoicism which, on the whole, was the keynote of his life at St. Helena.
Napoleon was interested in the various legends of St. Helena, and these legends are very numerous.