Helena

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Helena capital of the state of Montana; located in western Montana
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Another law in Helena, Montana, mandates that a woman can't dance on a table in a saloon or bar unless she has on at least three pounds, two ounces of clothing.
    • n Helena See St. Elmo's fire, under Saint.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Helena A meteoric appearance about the masts of ships. See corposant.
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Quotations

  • Daisy Ashford
    Daisy Ashford
    “Her name was called Lady Helena Herring and her age was 25 and she mated well with the earl.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L.: cf. Sp. helena,

Usage

In literature:

This lady was Helena, daughter of Wolfgangus Swavenburgh, a Swede.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
Out of Britain, as the Britons boasted, came at length the great Empress Helena, who was the mother of Constantine.
"A Short History of England" by G. K. Chesterton
The Batavia waited a few days at St. Helena, and then continued her voyage.
"The Phantom Ship" by Frederick Marryat
The man's card bore the legend 'Sir Rupert Langley,' the woman's was merely inscribed 'Helena Langley.
"The Dictator" by Justin McCarthy
It is similar to, if not identical with, the St. Helena and the Laplander.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
In November, 1863, she rejoined her husband on St. Helena Island, to which he had returned with his regiment from the siege of Charleston.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
Helena, who was in her naughtiest humour, threw back her head and laughed scornfully.
"The Californians" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Helena, tomb of, 197 (cut), 198 (plate).
"Pagan and Christian Rome" by Rodolfo Lanciani
In Saint Helena, it is notable how he still, to his last days, insists on the practical, the real.
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, May 1844" by Various
Soon after this Nikita, attended by the king and his followers, reaches the palace of the royal heroine, Helena the Fair.
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
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In poetry:

On the shrine Helena builded
To keep the Christ coat well,
On minster tower and kloster cross,
The westering sunshine fell.
"The Vision Of Echard" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Three islands, like the sister Fates,
His life-thread wove upon their loom
From fair Ajaccio's silvered gates
To Saint Helena's mournful tomb;--
"Corsica" by John Lawson Stoddard
So it is eighteen years,
Helena, since we met!
A season so endears,
Nor you nor I forget
The fresh young faces that once clove
In that most fiery dawn of love.
"Boo to Buddha" by Aleister Crowley
Helena, still we hold
Flesh firmer, still we mix
Black hair with hair as gold.
Life has but served to fix
Our hearts; love lingers on the tongue,
And who loves once is always young.
"Boo to Buddha" by Aleister Crowley
For fiercer from the South
Still flames your cruel hair,
And Trojan Helen's mouth
Still not so ripe and rare
As Helena's -nor love nor youth
So leaps with lust or thrills with truth.
"Boo to Buddha" by Aleister Crowley
Who knows not love in the small and near,
The many in memory hold not dear.
Who cannot build him a house his own,
What towers he builds will be soon o'erthrown.
From Moscow victor to Carthagena,
He vanquished dies on his Saint Helena.
"Those With Me" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson

In news:

Helena Lohe Davis, 8900 Riverwind Lane Apt 201, Raleigh, NC, and Durwood Royal Kennedy Jr, Clayton, NC, are engaged to be wed October 6, 2012.
Kieran Darcy-Smith to helm ' Helena '.
666 PARK AVENUE ERIK PALLADINO, SAMANTHA LOGAN, TERRY O'QUINN, RACHAEL TAYLOR, VANESSA WILLIAMS, DAVE ANNABLE, MERCEDES MASOHN, ROBERT BUCKLEY, HELENA MATTSSON.
Helena Shih's dream of owning a bakery fulfilled.
If Houston politics were a reality TV show, Councilmember Helena Brown would be the housemate that producers had selected specially as insurance against a boring season.
Martina Hingis, Michael Stich, Helena Sukova nominated to hall.
A Helena Community resident uses a personal watercraft to pull a boat through flood waters in Jackson County.
Back in 1995, fifth grade students at Ray Bjork school in Helena , MT shot a PSA celebrating the many virtues of the internet, which was just starting to go mainstream at the time.
Helena man arrested with stolen jewelry in Bluffton.
A St Helena man has been arrested after authorities caught him attempting to sell stolen jewelry at a Bluffton jewelry store.
Helena Bonham Carter Channels Miss Havisham in 'Great Expectations' (Video).
Reaping What They Sew In Helena , Mont.
HELENA , Alabama-- Helena police on Tuesday arrested two men and one juvenile, all of Bessemer, a few minutes after a resident in the Silverlakes subdivision called to report a burglary in progress.
Rep Helena Moreno eying a run for District B council seat.
SPOKANE, Wash.—Red Lion Hotels Corporation announced today it has entered into an agreement to sell the Red Lion Colonial Hotel in Helena , Mont.
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In science:

Finally, T.F. wants to thank his wife Helena Fischbacher-Weitz for moral support during this voluminous pro ject.
Continuum multi-physics modeling with scripting languages: the Nsim simulation compiler prototype for classical field theory
Michael Ben-Or is the incumbent of the Jean and Helena Alfassa Chair in Computer Science, and he was supported in part by the Israeli Science Foundation (ISF) research grant.
Simple Gradecast Based Algorithms
Doˇsen, On passing from singular to plural consequences, Logic at Work: Essays Dedicated to the Memory of Helena Rasiowa (E.
Graphs of Plural Cuts
Colby et al.1972] Colby, Kenneth Mark, Franklin Dennis Hilf, Sylvia Weber, and Helena C.
Lessons from a Restricted Turing Test
They also thank Professor Maria Helena Noronha, who coordinated the 2008 International Research Experience for Students (IRES) during which the research for this paper was done.
On the Index of Constant Mean Curvature Hypersurfaces
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