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Local Group

n.
The group of galaxies that includes the Milky Way and Andromeda. Used with the.

Local Group

n
(Astronomy) astronomy the cluster of galaxies to which our galaxy and the Andromeda Galaxy belong

Lo′cal Group′


n.
the group of galaxies, at least 25 of which are known, that includes the Milky Way.
[1915–20]
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Summary: Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], Nov 1 (ANI): Ahead of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's visit to Odisha for Men's Hockey World Cup, a local group has filed a complaint against the actor for hurting the sentiment of Odia people in his 2001 movie 'Ashoka'.
Each local group is called a GDG chapter and can host a variety of technical activities for developers.
Enrollment gains in fee-based services were partially offset by declines in Local Group insured membership.
The society is a local group run by parents and carers of deaf children, working together with health and education professionals.
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Customers in each store will then have the opportunity to decide from a shortlist of three which local group or project should receive a PS4,000 investment with the two runners-up each receiving PS1,000.
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SOUTH Warwickshire Diabetes UK Local Group is hosting a night of amazing music in Kenilworth to raise vital funds for Diabetes UK.
Our galaxy, as enormous as it is, is only one of several in a small cluster of more than twenty galaxies that form part of the so-called "Local Group".
AS chair of the Newcastle local group of the Tyne and Wear Public Transport Users Group (TWPTUG) I was very happy to see your feature ('Return of the Train' The Journal, Friday) and plans to extend public transport provisions.

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