HyperDic: charles[s_wain

English > 1 sense of the expression Charles's Wain:
NOUNobjectCharles's Wain, Big Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Wain, Wagona group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
English > Charles's Wain: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major.
SynonymsBig Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Wain, Wagon
Instance ofasterism(astronomy) a cluster of stars (or a small constellation)
Part ofGreat Bear, Ursa MajorA constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star
Spanisharado, Ursa Major
CatalanUMa, Ursa Major

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