Definition of Helena, St in English:

Helena, St

Line breaks: St Hel¦ena
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛlɪnə
( Circa 255–330 ad), Roman empress and mother of Constantine the Great. In 326 she visited the Holy Land and founded basilicas on the Mount of Olives and at Bethlehem. She is credited with the finding of the cross on which Christ was crucified. Feast day (in the Eastern Church) 21 May; (in the Western Church) 18 August.

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