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Black Magellanic Cloud
Coalsack Coal"sack`, n. [Coal + 2d sack.] (Astron.) Any one of the spaces in the Milky Way which are very black, owing to the nearly complete absence of stars; esp., the large space near the Southern Cross sometimes called the Black Magellanic Cloud.
Magellanic
Magellanic Mag`el*lan"ic, a. Of or pertaining to, or named from, Magellan, the navigator. Magellenic clouds (Astron.), three conspicuous nebul[ae] near the south pole, resembling thin white clouds.
S Magellanicus
Jackass Jack"ass`, n. [2d jack + ass.] 1. The male ass; a donkey. 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead. Jackass bark (Naut.), a three-masted vessel, with only the foremast square-rigged; a barkentine. Jackass deer (Zo["o]l.), the koba. Jackass hare, Jackass rabbit (Zo["o]l.). See Jack rabbit, under 2d Jack, n. Jackass penguin (Zo["o]l.), any species of penguin of the genus Spheniscus, of which several are known. One species (S. demersus) inhabits the islands near the Cape of Good Hope; another (S. Magellanicus) is found at the Falkland Islands. They make a noise like the braying of an ass; -- hence the name. Laughing jackass. (Zo["o]l.) See under Laughing.

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- Ferdinand Magellan (/məˈɡɛlən/ or /məˈdʒɛlən/; Portuguese: Fernão de Magalhães, IPA: [fɨɾˈnɐ̃w dɨ mɐɣɐˈʎɐ̃jʃ]; Spanish: Fernando de Magallanes, IPA: [feɾˈnando...
- The Magellan expedition, also known as the Magellan-Elcano expedition, resulted in the first recorded cir****navigation of the Earth in 1522. It is considered...
- The Strait of Magellan (Spanish: Estrecho de Magallanes), also called the Straits of Magellan, is a navigable sea route in southern Chile separating mainland...
- The Magellan spacecraft was a 1,035-kilogram (2,282 lb) robotic space probe launched by NASA of the United States, on May 4, 1989, to map the surface of...
- The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is a ground-based extremely large telescope under construction as of 2021[update]. It will consist of seven 8.4 m (27...
- Magellan Health Inc. (formerly Magellan Health Services Inc.), is an American for-profit managed health care company, focused on special po****tions,...
- Magellan Navigation, Inc. is an American producer of consumer and professional grade global positioning system receivers, named after Ferdinand Magellan...
- Ferdinand Magellan (1480–1521) was a Portuguese explorer. Magellan may also refer to: Jean Hyacinthe de Magellan (1723–1790), Portuguese natural philosopher...
- Magellan Aerospace Corporation is a Canadian manufacturer of aerospace systems and components. Magellan also repairs and overhauls, tests, and provides...
- The Wake of Magellan is the tenth studio album released by the American heavy metal band Savatage. The album was released in September 1997 in Europe and...