Northern Cross


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Northern Cross

n.
See Cygnus.

Northern Cross

n
(Astronomy) a group of the five brightest stars that form a large cross in the constellation Cygnus

North′ern Cross′


n.
six stars in the constellation Cygnus, arranged in the form of a cross.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.Northern Cross - a cluster of 5 bright stars forming a cross in the constellation Cygnus
Cygnus - a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Pegasus and Draco in the Milky Way; contains a black hole
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