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English definition of “constellation”

constellation

noun [C] uk   /ˌkɒn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkɑːn-/
any of the groups of stars in the sky that seem from Earth to form a pattern and have been given names often humorous a group of famous or admired people all together in one place: At our annual ceremony we had a whole constellation of film stars and directors.
(Definition of constellation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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