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constellation

noun [C] uk   /ˌkɒn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːn-/
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 film stars and directors.
Translations of “constellation”
in Vietnamese chòm sao…
in Spanish constelación…
in Thai กลุ่มดาว…
in Malaysian kumpulan…
in French constellation…
in German das Sternbild…
in Chinese (Traditional) 星座, 群英薈萃, 人才濟濟…
in Indonesian konstelasi…
in Russian созвездие…
in Turkish takım yıldız, burç, yıldız kümesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 星座, 群英荟萃, 人才济济…
in Polish konstelacja…
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