Saint Helena


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Saint He·le·na

 (hə-lē′nə)
A volcanic island in the southern Atlantic Ocean west of Angola. Together with Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, it forms the British dependency of Saint Helena, occupied by the British since the mid-1600s. Napoleon was in exile here from 1815 until his death in 1821. Jamestown is the capital.

Saint Helena

(ˌsɛntɪˈliːnə)
n
(Placename) a volcanic island in the SE Atlantic, forming a UK Overseas Territory with its dependencies Tristan da Cunha and Ascension, and the uninhabited Gough, Inaccessible, and Nightingale Islands: discovered by the Portuguese in 1502 and annexed by England in 1651; scene of Napoleon's exile and death. Capital: Jamestown. Pop: 4255 (2013 est). Area: 122 sq km (47 sq miles)
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He was great when he visited the Emperor's tomb at Longwood, when to these gentlemen and the young officers of the ship, Major Dobbin not being by, he described the whole battle of Waterloo and all but announced that Napoleon never would have gone to Saint Helena at all but for him, Jos Sedley.
There are 17 Non-Self-Governing Territories remaining under the Special Committees purview: American Samoa, Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), French Polynesia, Gibraltar, Guam, Montserrat, New Caledonia, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Tokelau, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands and Western Sahara.
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The woman, who works for the government of Saint Helena, was attacked while swimming off Ascension Island, a government spokeswoman said.
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He has also travelled to Saint Helena, a tropical island in the South Atlantic Ocean which once held Napoleon in exile, to film its stunning scenery using a drone.
It was built by Saint Helena in the fourth century AD, and is believed to be located on the site where Jesus was born in the nativity story.
Located half way between Africa and Latin America, Saint Helena used to be a very remote place.
It takes five nights on the ocean to get to the island, on RMS Saint Helena, one of the last working Royal Mail ships in the world, which departs from Cape Town once every three weeks.
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