HyperDic: great_bear

English > 1 sense of the expression Great Bear:
NOUNobjectGreat Bear, Ursa Majora constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star
English > Great Bear: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star.
SynonymUrsa Major
Instance ofconstellationA configuration of stars as seen from the earth
PartsBig Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Charles's Wain, Wain, WagonA group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
SpanishOsa Mayor, Ursa Major
CatalanÓssa Major, Ursa Major

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