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zodiac

noun uk   /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 zodiac [C usually singular] a circular drawing representing the zodiac
zodiacal
adjective uk   /-ˈdaɪ.ə.kəl/ us  
(Definition of zodiac from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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