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Definition of Lyra

Lyra
Lyra Ly"ra, n. [L. lyra, Gr. ?. See Lyre.] 1. (Astron.) A northern constellation, the Harp, containing a white star of the first magnitude, called Alpha Lyr[ae], or Vega.

Meaning of Lyra from wikipedia

- Lyra (/ˈlaɪrə/; Latin for lyre, from Gr**** λύρα) is a small constellation. It is one of 48 listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and is one of...
- Lyra Belacqua (/ˈlaɪrə bəˈlɑːkwə/), also known as Lyra Silvertongue, is the heroine of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy. In His Dark Materials...
- Lyra's Oxford is set when Lyra Belacqua is 15, two years after the end of the trilogy. The book consists mainly of an illustrated short story, "Lyra and...
- Byzantine lyra or lira (Gr****: λύρα) was a medieval bowed string musical instrument in the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire. In its po****r form the lyra was...
- Lyra is a constellation. Lyra may also refer to: Lyre, a stringed musical instrument known for its use in Cl****ical Antiquity Byzantine lyra, a bowed string...
- and Canada, there is a form of glockenspiel called a bell lyre, bell lyra, or lyra-glockenspiel. The bell lyre is a form of glockenspiel commonly used...
- Lyra is an Irish singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Lyra grew up in Bandon, Cork. In an interview with Irish Independent, she told of her early...
- The Amber Spygl**** (2000). It follows the coming of age of two children, Lyra Belacqua and Will Parry, as they wander through a series of parallel universes...
- LYRA (Lyman Alpha Radiometer) is the solar UV radiometer on board Proba-2, a European Space Agency technology demonstration satellite that was launched...
- Lyra Catherine McKee (/ˈlɪərə məˈkiː/ 31 March 1990 – 18 April 2019) was a journalist from Northern Ireland who wrote for several publications about the...
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