ursa

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Related to Great and Little Bear: Ursa Minor constellation

ursa

(ˈɜːsə)
n
(Astronomy) another name for Ursa Major
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Encompassed within Great and Little Bear are star formations popularly known as the Big Dipper and the Little Dipper; the latter contains the North Star, which is also known as the Pole Star, Polaris.

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