from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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. Population: 7,540.

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  • proper n. United Kingdom overseas territory in the Atlantic Ocean off the west coast of Africa. Official name: Saint Helena and Dependencies.


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