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The seven bright stars that form the constellation Ursa Minor.
(Astronomy) the Little Dipper US and Canadian a small faint constellation, the brightest star of which is the Pole Star, lying 1° from the true celestial pole. Also known as: Ursa Minor, the Bear or the Little Bear
the group of seven bright stars in Ursa Minor resembling a dipper in outline.
A group of seven stars in the constellation Ursa Minor that form the outline of a dipper.
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|Noun||1.||Little Dipper - a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper's handle is Polaris|