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zodiac

noun     /ˈzəʊ.di.æk/ US  /ˈzoʊ-/
the zodiac [S] (in the study of the planets and their influence on life) an area of the sky through which the sun, moon, and most of the planets appear to move, divided into twelve equal parts, each with a name and symbol, and each connected with an exact time of year: the signs of the zodiacAstrology [C usually singular] a circular drawing representing the zodiacAstrology zodiacal     /-ˈdaɪ.ə.kəl/ adjective Astrology
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