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fixed starnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​star that is so ​far from the ​earth that it ​seems not to ​move in ​relation to other distant (= ​far away)stars as the ​earthmoves through ​space
(Definition of fixed star from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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