Southern Cross

Southern Cross
noun
a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus
Syn: ↑Crux, ↑Crux Australis
Instance Hypernyms: ↑constellation
Member Holonyms: ↑Milky Way, ↑Milky Way Galaxy, ↑Milky Way System
Member Meronyms: ↑Alpha Crucis, ↑Beta Crucis

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the ˌSouthern ˈCross 7 [Southern Cross] noun singular
a group of stars in the shape of a cross that can be seen from the southern ↑hemisphere

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