Definition of Helena

1. Noun. Capital of the state of Montana; located in western Montana.

Exact synonyms: Capital Of Montana
Generic synonyms: State Capital
Group relationships: Montana, Mt, Treasure State

Definition of Helena

1. n. See St. Elmo's fire, under Saint.

Definition of Helena

1. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek female given name). ¹

2. Proper noun. The capital of the state of Montana. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Helena

Held's bundle
Held's decussation
Helen Adams Keller
Helen Hayes
Helen Hunt Jackson
Helen Keller
Helen Laura Sumner Woodbury
Helen Maria Fiske Hunt Jackson
Helen Newington Wills
Helen Porter Mitchell
Helen Traubel
Helen Wills
Helen Wills Moody
Helen of Troy
Helenium autumnale
Helenium hoopesii
Helenium puberulum
Helianthemum canadense
Helianthemum scoparium
Helianthus angustifolius
Helianthus annuus
Helianthus giganteus

Literary usage of Helena

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"Moreover, from information, considered reh'able, in my possession, the capture of helena by the forces at my disposal seemed perfectly practicable. ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Map of St. helena. pheric denudation. The northern rim of the great crater ... On the leeward side of St. helena the sea-face is generally formed by cliffs ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"On 7 March, 1884, the Diocese of helena was created, embracing the whole of Montana, and Bishop Brondel was appointed to the see. ..."

4. The Green Fairy Book edited by Andrew Lang (1906)
"helena did all she could to gain her love, and performed the heavy work given her ... One day she gave helena twelve pounds of mixed feathers and bade her ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"IBIS] Napoleon removed to St helena. of Napoleon's presence in the place of his captivity. Meanwhile, on July 28, the British Government had decided to send ..."

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