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con·stel·la·tion

constellation

 
pronunciation:
kan st leI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a group of stars in the sky that is thought to look like, and is named after, an animal, object, or person.
The Big Dipper, Orion, and the Southern Cross are all constellations.
derivation: constellatory (adj.)
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