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(Encyclopedia) Helen, in Greek mythology, the most beautiful of women; daughter of Leda and Zeus , and sister of Castor and Pollux and Clytemnestra . While…


(Encyclopedia) Helene həlēn´, hĕl´ənə [key], in astronomy, one of the named moons, or natural satellites, of Saturn . Also known as Saturn XII (or S12), Helene is an irregularly…

Saint Helens

(Encyclopedia) Saint Helens, metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 114,397), NW England, in the Greater Liverpool metropolitan area. It is a major center of glass manufacture in England. The…

Holt, Helen Maud

(Encyclopedia) Holt, Helen Maud: see Tree, Sir Herbert Beerbohm .

Saint Helens, Mount

(Encyclopedia) Saint Helens, Mount, volcanic peak, 8,363 ft (2,549 m; 9,677 ft/2,950 m before its 1980 eruption) high, SW Wash., historically the most active volcano in the Cascade…