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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)

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constellationnoun [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 ​admiredpeople all together in one ​place: At ​ourannualceremony we had a ​whole constellation of ​moviestars and ​directors.
(Definition of constellation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “constellation”
in Spanish constelación…
in Vietnamese chòm sao…
in Malaysian kumpulan…
in Thai กลุ่มดาว…
in French constellation…
in German das Sternbild…
in Chinese (Simplified) 星座, 群英荟萃, 人才济济…
in Turkish takım yıldız, burç, yıldız kümesi…
in Russian созвездие…
in Indonesian konstelasi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 星座, 群英薈萃, 人才濟濟…
in Polish konstelacja…
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