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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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One of billions of large systems of stars including not only stars but nebulae, star clusters, globular clusters, and interstellar matter that make up the universe.

Usage examples (37)
  • Noun, : a galaxy of opera stars
  • Still, I remain galaxies from satisfied with this one.
  • The radiation from such radio galaxies is studied using large radio-telescopes.
  • The invisible dark matter at the centre of galaxies is not as dense as we would expect - and now we know why for more
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