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astronomynoun [U]

uk   /əˈstrɒn.ə.mi/  us   /-ˈstrɑː.nə-/
C2 the ​scientificstudy of the ​universe and of ​objects that ​existnaturally in ​space, such as the ​moon, the ​sun, ​planets, and ​stars

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(Definition of astronomy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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astronomynoun [U]

 us   /əˈstrɑn·ə·mi/
science the ​scientificstudy of the ​universe as a ​whole and of ​objects that ​existnaturally in ​space, such as the ​stars
(Definition of astronomy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “astronomy”
in Korean 천문학…
in Arabic عِلْم الفَلَك…
in Malaysian astronomi…
in French astronomie…
in Russian астрономия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天文學…
in Italian astronomia…
in Turkish gökbilimi, yıldızların ve gezegenlerin bilimsel çalışması, astronomi…
in Polish astronomia…
in Spanish astronomía…
in Vietnamese thiên văn học…
in Portuguese astronomia…
in Thai ดาราศาสตร์…
in German die Astronomie…
in Catalan astronomia…
in Japanese 天文学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天文学…
in Indonesian ilmu bintang, falak…
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