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Li·bra

 (lē′brə)
n.
1. A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Scorpius and Virgo. Also called Balance, Scales.
2.
a. The seventh sign of the zodiac in astrology. Also called Balance, Scales.
b. pl. Li·bras One who is born under this sign.

[Middle English, from Latin Lībra, from lībra, balance, the constellation Libra.]

li·bra

 (lē′brə)
n. pl. li·brae (-brē′) Abbr. lb.
A unit of weight in ancient Rome equivalent to about 12 ounces.

[Middle English, from Latin lībra.]
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libra

(ˈlaɪbrə)
n, pl -brae (-briː)
(Units) an ancient Roman unit of weight corresponding to 1 pound, but equal to about 12 ounces
[C14: from Latin, literally: scales]

Libra

(ˈliːbrə)
n, Latin genitive Librae (ˈliːbriː)
1. (Astronomy) astronomy a small faint zodiacal constellation in the S hemisphere, lying between Virgo and Scorpius on the ecliptic
2. (Astrology) astrology
a. Also called: the Scales or the Balance the seventh sign of the zodiac, symbol ♎, having a cardinal air classification and ruled by the planet Venus. The sun is in this sign between about Sept 23 and Oct 22
b. a person born under this sign
adj
(Astrology) astrology born under or characteristic of Libra
Also (for senses 2b, 3): Libran
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li•bra

(ˈlaɪ brə, ˈli-)

n., pl. -brae (-brē, -brī).
the ancient Roman pound (containing 5053 grains or 327.4 grams).
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]

Li•bra

(ˈli brə, ˈlaɪ-)

n. gen. -brae (-braɪ, -bri) for 1,
1. the Balance, a zodiacal constellation near Virgo.
2.
a. the seventh sign of the zodiac.
b. Also, Li′bran. a person born under this sign, usu. between September 23 and October 22.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin lībra literally, pair of scales, libra]
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Li·bra

(lē′brə)
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Scorpius and Virgo.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.libra - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in LibraLibra - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
2.Libra - a small faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Virgo and Scorpius
zodiac - a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
3.libra - the seventh sign of the zodiacLibra - the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22
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Translations
Váhy
Vægten
Vaaka
vaga
Mérleg
天秤座
천칭자리
Tehtnica
Vågen
ราศีตุลย์
cung Thiên Bình

Libra

[ˈliːbrə] N
1. (= sign, constellation) → Libra f
2. (= person) → libra mf
he's (a) Libraes libra
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Libra

[ˈliːbrə] n
(= sign) → la Balance
born under the sign of Libra → né(e) sous le signe de la Balance
(= person) → natif/ive m/f de la Balance
to be a Libra, to be Libra → être de la Balance, être Balance
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Libra

nWaage f; she’s (a) Librasie ist Waage
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Libra

[ˈliːbrə] n (Astron, Astrology) → Bilancia
to be Libra → essere della Bilancia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

libra

بُرْجُ الـمِيزَان Váhy Vægten Waage Ζυγός Libra vaaka Balance vaga Bilancia 天秤座 천칭자리 Weegschaal Vekten Waga Libra Весы Vågen ราศีตุลย์ Terazi burcu cung Thiên Bình 天秤座
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