(Greek mythology) the daughter of Zeus and Leda, considered to be the most beautiful woman in the world; her abduction by Paris brought about the Trojan War.
* 1602 William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida , Act I, Scene I
- Fools on both sides! Helen must needs be fair,
* 1928 , The Mystery of the Blue Train
- When with your blood you daily paint her thus.
- "Is her name Ellen or Helen , Miss Viner? I thought - "
- Miss Viner closed her eyes.
* 1993 , The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien , ISBN 0-14-023028-9, page 6:
- "I can sound my h's, dear, as well as anyone, but Helen is not a suitable name for a servant. I don't know what the mothers in the lower classes are coming to nowadays."
* 2003 , A Share in Death'', HarperCollins, ISBN 0060534389, page 189
- - - - in 1910 she brought Helen' into the world, the little female, or "''mujercita''", as her mother called all the babies, naming her after the glittery label on a facial ointment, The ' Helen of Troy Beauty Pomade, said to eradicate wrinkles, to soften and add a youthful glow to the user's skin - a fortuitous choice because, of all the sisters, she would be the most beautiful and, never growing old, would always possess the face of a winsome adolescent beauty.
- Gemma followed her, thinking that Helen seemed rather an old-fashioned and elegant name for this rumpled young mother.
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A transliteration of the Russian female given name .
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(slang) The couple consisting of celebrities (Justin Bieber) and (Selena Gomez).
* 2012 , Brittany Lander, "
Bieber BreakUp (Boo-Hoo)", Red & Black (Washington & Jefferson College), Volume 104, Number 11, 29 November 2012, page 17:
* 2013 , Nadia Higgins, Justin Bieber: Pop and R & B Idol , Lerner Publications Company (2013), ISBN 9781467702942,
- “Jelena ” ended their almost two year relationship just a week ago when, as reports state, Justin wouldn't “be her boyfriend” any more.
* 2014 , "
- By fall 2011, “Jelena ”—the cosmically cute combo of Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez—was official.
Trending", The Michigan Daily (University of Michigan), 8 January 2014, page 3B:
- On Jan. 4, Justin Bieber posted a picture — an us ie — on Instagram of him and Selena Gomez, captioned “Love the way you look at me.” Only time and paparazzi will tell if Jelena will once again go strong.