Meaning of “big dipper” in the English Dictionary

"big dipper" in British English

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big dippernoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbɪɡ ˈdɪp.ər/ us /ˌbɪɡ ˈdɪp.ɚ/ UK old-fashioned

a small railway in an amusement park that travels very quickly along a narrow track that slopes and bends suddenly

the Big Dippernoun [ S ]

uk /ˌbɪɡ ˈdɪp.ər/ us /ˌbɪɡ ˈdɪp.ɚ/ US UK the Plough

(Definition of “big dipper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Big Dipper" in American English

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Big Dippernoun [ U ]

us /ˈbɪɡ ˈdɪp·ər/

a group of seven bright stars that can be seen in the northern part of the world

(Definition of “Big Dipper” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)