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galaxy

noun uk   /ˈɡæl.ək.si/ us  
[C] one of the independent groups of stars in the universe [C] a meeting of rich and famous people: Present tonight at the long-awaited opening of this film are a whole galaxy of stars from the acting and musical professions.the Galaxy ( also the Milky Way) the very large group of stars that contains the solar system (= the sun and all the planets, including the Earth, that go round it)
Translations of “galaxy”
in Korean 은하수…
in Arabic مَجَرّة…
in French galaxie, constellation…
in Turkish yıldızlar kümesi, galaksi…
in Italian galassia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 星系, 一群富有的名人, 眾星雲集…
in Russian галактика…
in Polish galaktyka…
in Spanish galaxia, constelación…
in Portuguese galáxia…
in German die Galaxie, glänzende Versammlung…
in Catalan galàxia…
in Japanese 銀河, 銀河系…
in Chinese (Simplified) 星系, 一群富有的名人, 众星云集…
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