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English definition of “the Plough”

the Plough

noun [S]     /ˈplaʊ/ UK (US the Big Dipper)
a group of seven bright stars that can only be seen in the northern part of the worldStars and constellations
(Definition of the Plough noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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