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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. capital of the state of Montana; located in western Montana;
[syn: Helena, capital of Montana]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Saint \Saint\ (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. Sacred, Sanctity, Sanctum, Sanctus.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or godly person; one eminent for piety and virtue; any true Christian, as being redeemed and consecrated to God. [1913 Webster] Them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints. --1 Cor. i. 2. [1913 Webster] 2. One of the blessed in heaven. [1913 Webster] Then shall thy saints, unmixed, and from the impure Far separate, circling thy holy mount, Unfeigned hallelujahs to thee sing. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. (Eccl.) One canonized by the church. [Abbrev. St.] [1913 Webster] Saint Andrew's cross. (a) A cross shaped like the letter X. See Illust. 4, under Cross. (b) (Bot.) A low North American shrub (Ascyrum Crux-Andreae, the petals of which have the form of a Saint Andrew's cross. --Gray. Saint Anthony's cross, a T-shaped cross. See Illust. 6, under Cross. Saint Anthony's fire, the erysipelas; -- popularly so called because it was supposed to have been cured by the intercession of Saint Anthony. Saint Anthony's nut (Bot.), the groundnut (Bunium flexuosum); -- so called because swine feed on it, and St. Anthony was once a swineherd. --Dr. Prior. Saint Anthony's turnip (Bot.), the bulbous crowfoot, a favorite food of swine. --Dr. Prior. Saint Barnaby's thistle (Bot.), a kind of knapweed (Centaurea solstitialis) flowering on St. Barnabas's Day, June 11th. --Dr. Prior. Saint Bernard (Zool.), a breed of large, handsome dogs celebrated for strength and sagacity, formerly bred chiefly at the Hospice of St. Bernard in Switzerland, but now common in Europe and America. There are two races, the smooth-haired and the rough-haired. See Illust. under Dog. Saint Catharine's flower (Bot.), the plant love-in-a-mist. See under Love. Saint Cuthbert's beads (Paleon.), the fossil joints of crinoid stems. Saint Dabeoc's heath (Bot.), a heatherlike plant (Daboecia polifolia), named from an Irish saint. Saint Distaff's Day. See under Distaff. Saint Elmo's fire, a luminous, flamelike appearance, sometimes seen in dark, tempestuous nights, at some prominent point on a ship, particularly at the masthead and the yardarms. It has also been observed on land, and is due to the discharge of electricity from elevated or pointed objects. A single flame is called a Helena, or a Corposant; a double, or twin, flame is called a Castor and Pollux, or a double Corposant. It takes its name from St. Elmo, the patron saint of sailors. Saint George's cross (Her.), a Greek cross gules upon a field argent, the field being represented by a narrow fimbriation in the ensign, or union jack, of Great Britain. Saint George's ensign, a red cross on a white field with a union jack in the upper corner next the mast. It is the distinguishing badge of ships of the royal navy of England; -- called also the white ensign. --Brande & C. Saint George's flag, a smaller flag resembling the ensign, but without the union jack; used as the sign of the presence and command of an admiral. [Eng.] --Brande & C. Saint Gobain glass (Chem.), a fine variety of soda-lime plate glass, so called from St. Gobain in France, where it was manufactured. Saint Ignatius's bean (Bot.), the seed of a tree of the Philippines (Strychnos Ignatia), of properties similar to the nux vomica. Saint James's shell (Zool.), a pecten (Vola Jacobaeus) worn by pilgrims to the Holy Land. See Illust. under Scallop. Saint James's-wort (Bot.), a kind of ragwort (Senecio Jacobaea). Saint John's bread. (Bot.) See Carob. Saint John's-wort (Bot.), any plant of the genus Hypericum, most species of which have yellow flowers; -- called also John's-wort. Saint Leger, the name of a race for three-year-old horses run annually in September at Doncaster, England; -- instituted in 1776 by Col. St. Leger. Saint Martin's herb (Bot.), a small tropical American violaceous plant (Sauvagesia erecta). It is very mucilaginous and is used in medicine. Saint Martin's summer, a season of mild, damp weather frequently prevailing during late autumn in England and the Mediterranean countries; -- so called from St. Martin's Festival, occurring on November 11. It corresponds to the Indian summer in America. --Shak. --Whittier. Saint Patrick's cross. See Illust. 4, under Cross. Saint Patrick's Day, the 17th of March, anniversary of the death (about 466) of St. Patrick, the apostle and patron saint of Ireland. Saint Peter's fish. (Zool.) See John Dory, under John. Saint Peter's-wort (Bot.), a name of several plants, as Hypericum Ascyron, Hypericum quadrangulum, Ascyrum stans, etc. Saint Peter's wreath (Bot.), a shrubby kind of Spiraea (Spiraea hypericifolia), having long slender branches covered with clusters of small white blossoms in spring. Saint's bell. See Sanctus bell, under Sanctus. Saint Vitus's dance (Med.), chorea; -- so called from the supposed cures wrought on intercession to this saint. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Helena \Hel"e*na\, n. [L.: cf. Sp. helena.] See St. Elmo's fire, under Saint. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Helena n 1: capital of the state of Montana; located in western Montana [syn: Helena, capital of Montana]
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Helena, MT -- U.S. city in Montana Population (2000): 25780 Housing Units (2000): 12133 Land area (2000): 14.005336 sq. miles (36.273653 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 14.005336 sq. miles (36.273653 sq. km) FIPS code: 35600 Located within: Montana (MT), FIPS 30 Location: 46.595805 N, 112.027031 W ZIP Codes (1990): 59601 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Helena, MT Helena
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Helena, AL -- U.S. city in Alabama Population (2000): 10296 Housing Units (2000): 3983 Land area (2000): 17.074678 sq. miles (44.223210 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.019633 sq. miles (0.050850 sq. km) Total area (2000): 17.094311 sq. miles (44.274060 sq. km) FIPS code: 34024 Located within: Alabama (AL), FIPS 01 Location: 33.279715 N, 86.856060 W ZIP Codes (1990): 35080 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Helena, AL Helena
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Helena, AR -- U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 6323 Housing Units (2000): 2710 Land area (2000): 8.896456 sq. miles (23.041713 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000926 sq. miles (0.002399 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.897382 sq. miles (23.044112 sq. km) FIPS code: 31180 Located within: Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05 Location: 34.526223 N, 90.601377 W ZIP Codes (1990): 72342 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Helena, AR Helena
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Helena, GA -- U.S. city in Georgia Population (2000): 2307 Housing Units (2000): 603 Land area (2000): 2.112033 sq. miles (5.470140 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.112033 sq. miles (5.470140 sq. km) FIPS code: 37816 Located within: Georgia (GA), FIPS 13 Location: 32.074601 N, 82.912698 W ZIP Codes (1990): 31037 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Helena, GA Helena
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Helena, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 236 Housing Units (2000): 104 Land area (2000): 0.297154 sq. miles (0.769624 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.297154 sq. miles (0.769624 sq. km) FIPS code: 34860 Located within: Ohio (OH), FIPS 39 Location: 41.340711 N, 83.292344 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Helena, OH Helena
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Helena, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 443 Housing Units (2000): 211 Land area (2000): 0.374247 sq. miles (0.969296 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.374247 sq. miles (0.969296 sq. km) FIPS code: 33450 Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40 Location: 36.546478 N, 98.270558 W ZIP Codes (1990): 73741 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Helena, OK Helena
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Helena, MS -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Mississippi Population (2000): 778 Housing Units (2000): 280 Land area (2000): 2.019146 sq. miles (5.229564 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.019146 sq. miles (5.229564 sq. km) FIPS code: 31460 Located within: Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28 Location: 30.486997 N, 88.504598 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Helena, MS Helena




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