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the Milky Way

noun [S] uk   us  
the galaxy (= star system) that includes the Earth, seen at night as a pale strip across the sky
Translations of “the Milky Way”
in Chinese (Traditional) 銀河…
in Russian Млечный Путь…
in Turkish Samanyolu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 银河…
in Polish Droga Mleczna…
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