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galaxy

noun [C]  /ˈɡæl·ək·si/ us  
earth science one of the large, independent groups of stars in the universe earth science A galaxy is sometimes used to describe a gathering of famous people: a galaxy of Hollywood stars
Translations of “galaxy”
in Korean 은하수…
in Arabic مَجَرّة…
in French galaxie, constellation…
in Turkish yıldızlar kümesi, galaksi…
in Italian galassia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 星系, 一群富有的名人, 眾星雲集…
in Russian галактика…
in Polish galaktyka…
in Spanish galaxia, constelación…
in Portuguese galáxia…
in German die Galaxie, glänzende Versammlung…
in Catalan galàxia…
in Japanese 銀河, 銀河系…
in Chinese (Simplified) 星系, 一群富有的名人, 众星云集…
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