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One of the four gas giant planets in the solar system, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, which have very large masses and are farther from the sun than the terrestrial planets. Also called outer planet.
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|Noun||1.||Jovian planet - any of the four outermost planets in the solar system; much larger than Earth and gaseous in nature (like Jupiter)|
major planet, planet - (astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction
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