Helena, Saint
Helena, Saint
The mother of Constantine the Great, she died about 330

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  • Helena — Infobox Given Name Revised name = Helena imagesize= caption= pronunciation= gender = Female meaning = region = origin = related names = Helen, Helene footnotes = Helena is a given name. People known by the given name Helena*Helena Paparizou,… …   Wikipedia

  • Helena — /hel euh neuh/; for 3 also /heuh lee neuh/, n. 1. Saint, c247 c330, mother of Constantine I. 2. a city in and the capital of Montana, in the W part. 23,938. 3. a female given name, form of Helen. * * * I City (pop., 2000: 25,780), capital of… …   Universalium

  • Saint — 1347 80, Italian ascetic and mystic. died A.D. 731, pope 715 731. died A.D. 741, pope 731 741. died A.D. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337 352. died A.D. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682 683. died A.D. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847… …   Universalium

  • saint — saintless, adj. /saynt/, n. 1. any of certain persons of exceptional holiness of life, formally recognized as such by the Christian Church, esp. by canonization. 2. a person of great holiness, virtue, or benevolence. 3. a founder, sponsor, or… …   Universalium

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