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Ursa Major

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Noun

1. great bear, ursa major

a constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star

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Ursa Major

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nounWord forms: Latin genitive Ursae Majoris (ˈɜːsiː məˈdʒɔːrɪs )
an extensive conspicuous constellation in the N hemisphere, visible north of latitude 40°. The seven brightest stars form the Plough. A line through the two brightest stars points to the Pole Star lying in Ursa Minor
. Also called: the Great Bear, the Bear

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Ursa Major

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a prominent N constellation between Lynx and Draco: it contains more than 50 visible stars, seven of which form the Big Dipper; the Great Bear or the Bear

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Ursa Major

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n.
A constellation in the region of the north celestial pole near Draco and Leo, containing the seven stars that form the Big Dipper. Also called Great Bear.

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