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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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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]
Aquila(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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A•quil•a1(əˈkwɪl ə, ˈæk wə lə)
n. gen. A•quil•ae (əˈkwɪl i, ˈæk wəˌli)
the Eagle, a northern constellation south of Cygnus containing Altair.
Aq•ui•la2(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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|Noun||1.||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 Italy|
|3.||Aquila - a genus of Accipitridae |
bird genus - a genus of birds
Aquila chrysaetos, golden eagle - large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden-brown head and neck
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