Definition of Galaxy. Meaning of Galaxy. Synonyms of Galaxy

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Definition of Galaxy

Galaxy
Galaxy Gal"ax*y, n.; pl. Galaxies. [F. galaxie, L. galaxias, fr. Gr. ? (sc. ? circle), fr. ?, ?, milk; akin to L. lac. Cf. Lacteal.] 1. (Astron.) The Milky Way; that luminous tract, or belt, which is seen at night stretching across the heavens, and which is composed of innumerable stars, so distant and blended as to be distinguishable only with the telescope. The term has recently been used for remote clusters of stars. --Nichol. 2. A splendid assemblage of persons or things.

Meaning of Galaxy from wikipedia

- A galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and dark matter. The word is derived from the Gr**** galaxias...
- Andromeda Galaxy (IPA: /ænˈdrɒmɪdə/), also known as Messier 31, M31, or NGC 224 and originally the Andromeda Nebula (see below), is a barred spiral galaxy approximately...
- LA Galaxy, also known as the Los Angeles Galaxy, are an American professional soccer club based in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The Galaxy competes...
- following is a list of notable galaxies. There are about 51 galaxies in the Local Group (see list of nearest galaxies for a complete list), on the order...
- Samsung Galaxy (Korean: 삼성 갤럭시, stylised as SΛMSUNG Galaxy since 2015, previously stylised as Samsung GALAXY; abbreviated as SG) is a series of computing...
- Galaxy 2 Galaxy is a live electronic and jazz music collective featuring members of Underground Resistance. The name comes from an EP created by Mike...
- modelsGalaxy A01 Core, Galaxy A01, Galaxy A11, Galaxy A21, Galaxy A21s, Galaxy A31, Galaxy A41, Galaxy A51, Galaxy A71, Galaxy A51 5G, and Galaxy A71 5G...
- 16h 21m 32.89283s, −51° 25′ 24.1005″ Galaxy X is a postulated dark satellite dwarf galaxy of the Milky Way Galaxy. If it exists, it would be composed mostly...
- Galaxy Quest is a 1999 American science fiction comedy film directed by Dean Parisot and written by David Howard and Robert Gordon. A parody of and homage...
- The Milky Way is the galaxy that includes the Solar System, with the name describing the galaxy's appearance from Earth: a hazy band of light seen in the...