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the Milky Waynoun [S]

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the ​galaxy (= ​starsystem) that ​includes the ​earth, ​seen at ​night as a ​palestripacross the ​sky
(Definition of the Milky Way from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 银河…
in Turkish Samanyolu…
in Russian Млечный Путь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 銀河…
in Polish Droga Mleczna…
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