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galaxy

noun

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A splendid assemblage (especially of famous people).

Roget 102: multitude; numerous etc. adj.; numerosity, numerality; multiplicity; profusion etc. (plenty) 639; legion, host; great number, ... show more

Roget 873: distinction, mark, name, figure; repute, reputation; good repute, high repute; note, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation" [As You Like It], ... show more

Roget 318: world, creation, nature, universe; earth, globe, wide world; cosmos; kosmos; terraqueous globe, sphere; macrocosm, megacosm; music of the spheres.    ... show more

Roget 72: assemblage; collection, collocation, colligation; compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement; team; concourse, conflux, congregation, ... show more

Roget 423: luminary; light etc. 420; flame etc. (fire) 382.    spark, scintilla; phosphorescence, fluorescence.    sun, orb of day, ... show more

Polish: plejada



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Tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall.

synonyms: beetleweed, coltsfoot, galax, Galax urceolata, wandflower.

Polish: podbiaƂ pospolity

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astronomy A collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust:
— `extragalactic nebula' is a former name for `galaxy'.

synonym: extragalactic nebula.

Dutch: gaswolk, nevel, sterrenstelsel, waar gehakt wordt vallen spaanders
Polish: galaktyka


Moby thesaurus: Milky Way, Via Lactea, army, barred spiral, barred spiral galaxy, big name, celebrity, cluster, cohue, constellation, cosmic noise, crowd, crush, cynosure, deluge, figure, flock, flood, folk hero, galactic circle ... show more.

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