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- proper n. The alleged discovery of the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified by St Helena, mother of the Emperor Constantine, in 326 CE.
- proper n. The church festival observed on 3 May in commemoration of St Helena's alleged discovery of the so-called True Cross.
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There is an exquisite and touching reminiscence of the Gothic in the superb portal and the matchless group of the Invention of the Cross.