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constellationnoun [C]

uk   /ˌkɒn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/
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 movie stars and directors.
(Definition of constellation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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constellationnoun [C]

 us   /ˌkɑn·stəˈleɪ·ʃən/
a group of stars in the sky that appear to form a pattern and that have a name
(Definition of constellation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “constellation”
in Vietnamese chòm sao…
in Spanish constelación…
in Malaysian kumpulan…
in Thai กลุ่มดาว…
in French constellation…
in German das Sternbild…
in Chinese (Traditional) 星座, 群英薈萃, 人才濟濟…
in Russian созвездие…
in Turkish takım yıldız, burç, yıldız kümesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 星座, 群英荟萃, 人才济济…
in Indonesian konstelasi…
in Polish konstelacja…
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