Lyra

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Ly·ra

 (lī′rə)
n.
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cygnus and Hercules and containing Vega.

[Latin, from lyra, lyre; see lyre.]
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Lyra

(ˈlaɪərə)
n, Latin genitive Lyrae (ˈlaɪəriː)
(Astronomy) a small constellation in the N hemisphere lying near Cygnus and Draco and containing the star Vega, an eclipsing binary (Beta Lyrae), a planetary nebula (the Ring Nebula), and a variable star, RR Lyrae
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Ly•ra

(ˈlaɪ rə)

n., gen. -rae (-ri)
the Lyre, a northern constellation between Cygnus and Hercules, containing the bright star Vega.
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Ly·ra

(lī′rə)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cygnus and Hercules.
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Noun1.Lyra - a small constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus and DracoLyra - a small constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus and Draco; contains the star Vega
Vega - the brightest star in the constellation Lyra
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