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A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere and the Milky Way near Aquarius and Serpens Cauda.

[Middle English, from Latin aquila, eagle, the constellation Aquila.]
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(ˈækwɪlə; əˈkwɪlə)
n, Latin genitive Aquilae (ˈækwɪˌliː)
(Astronomy) a constellation lying in the Milky Way close to Cygnus and situated on the celestial equator. The brightest star is Altair
[from Latin: eagle]


(ˈækwɪlə; Italian ˈaːkwila) or


(Placename) a city in central Italy, capital of Abruzzi region; an earthquake in 2009 killed over 300 people and made over 60,000 homeless. Pop: 72 988 (2008). Official name: Aquila degli Abruzzi
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(əˈkwɪl ə, ˈæk wə lə)

n. gen. A•quil•ae (əˈkwɪl i, ˈæk wəˌli)
the Eagle, a northern constellation south of Cygnus containing Altair.


(ˈæk wə lə, ˈɑ kwə-)

a city in central Italy. 300,950.Also called L'Aquila, A′quila de`gli A•bruz′zi (ˌdɛl yi ɑˈbrut si)
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A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Aquarius and Hercules.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aquila - a constellation in the Milky Way near Cygnus; contains the star Altair
Altair - double star 15.7 light years from Earth; the brightest star in the Aquila constellation
2.Aquila - the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central ItalyAquila - the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy
Abruzzi, Abruzzi e Molise - a mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic
3.Aquila - a genus of AccipitridaeAquila - a genus of Accipitridae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
Aquila chrysaetos, golden eagle - large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden-brown head and neck
Aquila rapax, tawny eagle - brownish eagle of Africa and parts of Asia
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